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Hermann Kosterlitz | Herman Kosterlitz | Hermann Kösterlitz
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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I always was very much interested in religion, and I still am. I'm the only Jew, I think, who goes regularly to church. I've never been to temples, but then I wasn't brought up that way. My parents were not very good Jews. I never realized I was Jewish until [Adolf Hitler
] came in.
He was forced to flee Germany after Adolf Hitler
came to power when he knocked out a Nazi SA officer who insulted him in a bank. The manager of the bank, a friend of Koster's, saw the incident, shoved some money into his pocket and told him to go directly to the train station. Koster took his advice and made his way to France, then Hungary, and finally to America. Ironically, after World War II ...