Person - Hollander, Herman (1914-2001)

Hollander, Herman (1914-2001)

Identification

Type:

Person

Preferred form:

Hollander, Herman (1914-2001)Other forms

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Polonia  1914-05-14 - 2001-08-07

History:

Hollander, Herman was born on the 14th of May 1914, in Lemberg, Poland. He was Polish American. He attended to the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, for 1 year. He worked as City Water Meter Inspector, Electrician and Taxi driver. He joined the Young Communist League in 1931. He sailed from the United States on the 14th of May 1937 aboard the "Berengaria" and arrived in Spain on the 15th of May 1937. He served with the Washington Battalion and in the Lincoln-Washington Battalion of the 15th International Brigade at Brunete and Belchite as Private. He served 14 months in Spain and returned to the United States on the 24th of June 1938 aboard the "Washington". He went to the Second World War in the United States Army in the Signal Corps, in the stateside service at Camp Crowder as Private First Class from 1944 until 1946. He died on the 7th of August 2001.

Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

Date of the event: 1936 - 1939

 

Occupations

Activity:

Brigadists

Places

Domicile:

United States

Lugar de Nacimiento:

Polonia in 1914-05-14

Sources

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

Related Authorities

Brigadas Internacionales (España)

Associative relations :

Abraham Lincoln Battalion  ( He/She is a member of )

External Links

Catálogo Bibliotecario:

Jewish Virtual Library

Recurso web:

The volunteer

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