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By Hugo N. Gerstl

Billy Jenkins’ profession spans the years 1895-1954. He was once King of the Cowboys, the most well-liked act in all Germany, hero of German pulp fiction – the final real hero of the “American” Wild West. but, like Karl may possibly earlier than him, he by no means set foot in America...

Billy grew to become one of many world’s earliest superstars. He extremely joyful hundreds of thousands among the 2 international Wars, outfitted a palatial mansion at the hill in Berlin, entire with a dude ranch in his yard. In 1932, after becoming a member of the Nazi social gathering, he turned their favourite, and shortly reached the top of his good fortune – this, even though he was once half-Jewish! As his celebrity waned, now not simply because he was once Jewish yet simply because his identify sounded too American as Germany entered international struggle II, Billy rediscovered his Jewish roots, and… yet that’s for the reader to discover out.

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