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World War II Veteran Robert Max of Summit Speaks at Union High School

Union County Freeholder Bruce H. Bergen presents Robert Max of Summit with a resolution recognizing the 94-year-old World War II veteran for publishing a book about his remarkable story of survival and escaping Nazi slave labor. The presentation was made at a speaking engagement at Union High School where Max spoke to students. They were joined by the author’s son Doug and Mike Boll of the New Jersey Veterans Network.

“The Long March Home: An American Soldier’s Life as a Nazi Slave Laborer” was published last November and is available at

The speaking engagement was sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the New Jersey Veterans Network.