- Alan Moskin was born in Englewood, New Jersey on May 30,1926
- He attended Syracuse University both before and after his military service in World War II and he graduated in May, 1948. He then attended New York University Law School, graduating with a J.D. degree in June, 1951.
- Alan was drafted into the military service at the age of eighteen and served in the United States Army during World War II from September 1944 until August 1946.
- He was a member of the 66th Infantry, 71st Division, part of General George Patton’s 3rd Army. Alan’s outfit fought in combat through France, Germany and Austria.
- At the beginning of May, 1945, his Company participated in the liberation of Gunskirchen Concentration Camp, a sub-camp of Mauthausen.
- After the war ended, Alan remained in Europe until June, 1946 as a member of the U.S. Army of Occupation.
- Alan presently resides in Nanuet, N.Y. He ended his 50 year silence about his war experience as Holocaust deniers surfaced in the media with their attempts to alter history. He realized that it was important for him to be a witness and state what he had seen. He speaks to Middle School and High School students
- He has done video recordings at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City and at the Holocaust Museum and Study Center in Spring Valley, New York.
- He has also participated in programs at the German school in White Plains, on Russian television, on the CBS radio network and on the documentary “The Jewish Americans” on the PBS television network.
- Alan has two grown daughters and six grandchildren.
- He presently serves as a Vice President on the Board of Trustees of the Holocaust Museum and Study Center and is also Commander of the Rockland/Orange District Council of the Jewish War Veterans of the U.S.A.