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  • Esther Shawmut Friedman, former Haganah medic, dies at 89

    March 13, 2013 | 4:05 am

    Esther Shawmut Friedman, an American volunteer who worked as a medic in the Haganah, died on March 7. She was 89. 

    Born and raised in Boston, Shawmut Friedman joined the U.S. Navy WAVES in 1943, serving as pharmacist’s mate in Navy hospitals during World War II. After her...

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