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Benjamin Goldstein


Goldstein, Benjamin

Goldstein, Benjamin. (“Butch”), b. April 15, 1909, Russia, Russian American, Jewish, High school education, Single, Meat cutter and Professional boxer, CP November 1934 unit organizer, received passport# 414899 on May 17, 1937 which listed his address as 1915 North 32nd Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Sailed June 4, 1937 aboard the Statendam, Arrived in Spain on June 24, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau BN, OTS did not graduate, rank Cabo, Served at Fuentes de Ebro, Teruel, Segura de los Baños, Retreats and Ebro Offensive, Returned to the US on December 15, 1938 aboard the Paris.

Sources: Sail, SACB, XV BDE, RA, USSDA 2:0584, 54:0908; Harriman.

Photograph: Butch Goldstein. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-1291. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.


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