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Charlie Nusser


Nusser, Charles

Nusser, Charlie. b. September 12, 1914, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; South Hills High School, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), Camp Penna; Single; Union Organizer; CP; received passport# 363451 on January 23, 1937 which listed his address as 4 (7) Duncan Way, East Carnegie, and Pittsburgh both Pennsylvania; Sailed February 6, 1937 aboard the Paris; Arrived in Spain on February 14, 1937; Served with the  XV BDE, Lincoln BN, Jarama (arrived on 26 Feb.) and Brunete, Lincoln-Washington BN, Adjutant and later Commander Co. 1 (took command from Alec Miller after he was wia at Quinto), Served at Jarama, Quinto and Belchite, WIA a second time at Belchite; Returned to the US on October 16, 1937 aboard the De Grasse; Nusser did not turn in his passport  and later attempted to return to Spain but was turned back in Paris, arrived back in the US on March 26, 1938 aboard the President Roosevelt;  WWII US Army; d. November 10, 1993, NYC, cremated and his ashes were scattered in Spain.


Source: Sail, SACB, Lincoln; ALBA 084 Charles Nusser Papers.

Photograph: Guadarma Mountains July 4, 1937, two days before the Brunete Offensive. (Standing l-r) Charlie Nusser, Larry Lustgarten; (Kneeling l-r) Dave Engels, Hy Stone. Photograph courtesy Nusser family.

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