Maj. Gen. Sidney Shachnow, a Holocaust survivor who went on to join the United States Army and become an iconic Special Forces leader, died Friday at age 83.
Shachnow, a MOAA Life Member who had been a guest speaker at Sandhills Chapter meetings in North Carolina, began his 40-year military career as a private. He is part of the Commando Hall of Honor and the honor roll in the Infantry Officers' Hall of Fame, and has received the United States Operations Medal for outstanding contribution to special operations.
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