Person - Nusser, Charles (1914-1993)

Nusser, Charles (1914-1993)




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1914-09-12 - New York  1993-11-10


Nusser, Charlie was born on the 12th of September 1914 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He studied in the South Hills High School, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He worked in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in Camp Penna. He was a Union Organizer and member of the Communist Party. He sailed from the United States on the 6th of February 1937 aboard the "Paris" and arrived in Spain on the 14th of February 1937. He served with the Lincoln Battalion of the 15th International Brigade in Jarama and Brunete. Later, he served with the Company 1 of the Lincoln-Washington Battalion as Adjutant Commander and later Commander in Jarama, Quinto and Belchite. He was wounded in action for the second time at Belchite. He returned to the United States on the 16th of October 1937 aboard the "De Grasse". He did not turn in his passport and later attempted to return to Spain but was turned back in Paris and arrived back in the United States on the 26th of March 1938 aboard the "President Roosevelt". He went to the Second World War with the United States Army. He died on the 10th of November 1993 in New York, he was cremated and his ashes were scattered in Spain.

Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

Date of the event: 1936 - 1939






Lugar de Residencia:

Estados Unidos

Lugar de Defunción:

New York in 1993-11-10


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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