Habsburg Sons: Jews in the Austro-Hungarian Army, 1788-1918 (Paperback)
Habsburg Sons describes Jewish participation in the Habsburg Army. 1788-1918, concentrating on World War I. Approximately 300,000-350,000 Jews fought in the Austro-Hungarian Armies. The book uses personal diaries and newspaper articles (most available in English for the first time) to describe their experiences.
Peter C. Appelbaum is Emeritus Professor of Pathology, Pennsylvania State University. His publications include Loyalty Betrayed (2014), Loyal Sons (2014), and, as translator/editor, Hell on Earth (2017), Carnage and Care on the Eastern Front (2018), Voyage into Savage Europe (2020), and Jewish Self Hate (2021). He is the recipient of the 2019 TLS-Risa Domb/Porjes Prize for Hebrew-English translation.