Person - Perlman, Norman (1909-1996)

Perlman, Norman (1909-1996)




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Fechas de existencia:

New York  1909-07-20 - California (Estados Unidos)  1996-03-21


Norman Perlman was born on July 20, 1909, in New York City. He was member of the Communist Party of Spain (PCE in Spanish). He also was member of the international volunteer group that fought against fascist forces in Spain.

He sailed January 15, 1938, aboard the Ile de France and arrived in Spain on January 25, 1938. He served with the Company 3 of the Lincoln-Washington Battalion of the 15th International Brigade in the General Staff as Observer. Later he served with the Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion as Observer with the rank of Corporal. He fought at Retreats and Ebro Offensive, and was wounded by German shrapnel and lost a leg.

In later years, Perlman served as secretary-treasurer of the Los Angeles post of the brigade's veterans. He also was a longtime volunteer with the Los Angeles County Library and a fund-raiser for medical relief to war-torn Central America.

Perlman died on March 21, 1996, in Santa Monica, California.

Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

Date of the event: 1936 - 1939






Lugar de Residencia:

Estados Unidos

Lugar de Nacimiento:

New York in 1909-07-20

Lugar de Defunción:

California (Estados Unidos) in 1996-03-21


Martínez Reverte, Jorge (2014), Martínez Reverte, Jorge, Guerrilleros y traidores. De la guerra de España a la guerra fría. Madrid, Círculo de Lectores, 2014

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Catálogo Bibliotecario:

Jewish Virtual Library

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