'"Do you know something?" he [Rev. Henry Gerecke] asked brightly, "I got the idea today I’d like to join the Chaplains Corps." More silence. Henry kept eating. Still nothing from his wife. "I have asked you something," he said. "I heard you," Alma said finally."'
I’m Mark Martin with Martin’s Must Reads. Tim Townsend, in his marvelous book Mission at Nuremberg: An American Army Chaplain and the Trial of the Nazis, tells us the story of one man’s humble service in a horrible situation.