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Moe Fishman at Parade with VALB

Moses Fishman

Fishman, Moses. (Moe), b. September 28, 1915, NY; Jewish, Single, Truck driver and Laundry worker, YCL (CP) 1934 and Spanish CP, received passport# 383528 on April 2, 1937 which listed his address as 2909 Broadway, Long Island City, Astoria, Long Island, New York and NYC, Sailed April 7, 1937 aboard the Lafayette, Arrived in Spain on April 29, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Washington BN, Co. 1, runner.  WIA July 5, 1937, Brunete, Various hospitals for the next year, worked as a driver in rear areas until repatriated, Returned to the US on July 20, 1938 aboard the Champlain, WWII Merchant Marine, d. August 6, 2007, NYC.


Sources: Sail, SACB, Cadre, RA, ALBA 224 Moe Fishman Papers; Ancestry; Douglas Martin, “Moe Fishman Dies at 92” New York Times, August 30, 2007; (obituary) Peter Carroll, “Mosess ‘Moe’ Fishman, 1915-2007,” The Volunteer, Volume 24, No. 3, September 2007, pp. 21-22.



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