Weisl, Dr. Wolfgang von. Die Juden in der Armee Österreich-Ungarns. Illegale Transporte. Skizze zu einer Autobiographie. Tel Aviv: Olamenu, 1971. 24 cm. [viii; 58 pages] This copy is signed and inscribed to his old friend, colleague and comrade-in-arms, Marcel Leder, at a reunion in Bad Gasten after 47 years: Meinen alten Freund, Kollegen und Kampfgenossen Marcel Leder rede Einmetung an im Wiedersehen nach 47 Jahren, in Bad Gasten der Verfasser. Dr. Wolfgang Weisel. 20 Juli 1971. Three portraits of Dr. von Weisl are reproduced: one, the frontispiece; another in mufti “In Jeddah, after returning from Yemen,” and in a painting by Ludwig Blum as an artillery officer in 1949, hand-corrected by the author from 1919. Bound in white paper, this is a publication from the Zwi Perez Chajes Instute, published by Dr. Hugo Gold. This is a well-read copy with slight soiling, a small tape reinforcement at the head of the spine, and an obituary pasted on the inside back cover. German language text.
One of the most important German-speaking Israeli journalists, Dr. Weisl died in Gedera, Israel in 1974. He had worked for numerous German-Jewish newspapers and magazines. The Berliner Tageblatt and the Jüdischer Rundschau in Berlin are among the major newspapers Dr. von Weisl worked for. Dr. von Weisl was the head doctor and owner of the Gedera Sanitorium at the time of his death. Born in Vienna in 1896, Dr. von Weisl, upon completion of his medical studies in 1922, emigrated to Palestine and received a Palestine passport. Dr. von Weisl, a fervent Zionist, was one of the founders of Zionists Revisionists. This title is translated: “Jews in the Austro-Hungarian Army,” “Illegal Transport,” and, “Sketches of an Autobiography.”