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Eugene Debs Poling

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Poling, Eugene


Poling, Eugene Debs. (Polling), b.August 26, 1908, Lone Wolf, Oklahoma; POW; Education through the 11th grade; Married; Farmer, Agronomist and Driver; CP 1935; Domicile Hobart, Oklahoma and 221 W. Park Street, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (Wilburton, Oklahoma);  Sailed June 16, 1937 aboard the Aquitania; Arrived in Spain on July 3, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau BN, WIA at Fuentes del Ebro. Rejoined BN.  Captured; rank Soldado;   Exchanged April 22, 1938; Returned to the US on May 6, 1939 aboard the President Harding; WWII  US Army, 4th Army, Information and Education Officer.  Ft Hood, Texas.  Kept Stateside.

Source: Cadre (under Polling), Mac-Paps, USSDA 2:0846.

Photograph: Eugene Poling and James “Doc” Hill, both from Oklahoma and received citations, November 1937. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0984. 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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