Abdul-Jabbar's father served in World War II as part of the 761st Tank Battalion in Europe, that liberated victims of the Holocaust from Buchenwald Concentration Camp in Germany.
Some time ago, the NBA's career scoring leader and Hall of Famer wrote a book about his father's experiences, entitled "Brothers in Arms." The news site nowjerusalem.com is reporting that he intends to adapt it into a screenplay for a film
In conjunction with that Kareem will visit Israel this summer to meet with a man who as a child was held in his father's arms as he took him and his brother from the unspeakable conditions they had been forced to endure.
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