Author of From the Bronx to Berchtesgaden
Posted: May 1, 2012
Mr. Soskil is the recipient of two Silver Stars, a Bronze Star, and six Battle Stars for service in France and Germany with the Third Infantry Division. As a dogface soldier, he fought from the Colmar Pocket, through the Vosges Mountains, and on to Nuremburg and Munich. Along the way the Third Division liberated two concentration camps and captured Hitler's private mountain retreat in Berchtesgaden.
Mr. Soskil lives at the Polo Club in Boca Raton, Florida with his wife of many years, Pearl.