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Hy Stone


Stone, Hy


Stone, Hy. (Herman Hershkowitz), Jewish; Single; Driver, CP 1934 and YCL 1934, Domicile 596 Maicy Avenue, Brooklyn, New York; Arrived in Spain on February 17, 1937, Served with the XV BDE, Washington BN (or Lincoln BN), Served at Jarama and Brunete, Returned to the US on September 24, 1937 aboard the De Grasse, (Brother of Joe and Sam Stone).


Sources: Cadre (under Herskowitz), Americans (under Herskowitz), Lincoln (under Herskowitz); Abe Smorodin, “The Boys of Williamsburg,” The Volunteer, Volume 22, No. 2, Spring 2000, pp. 6-7.

Photograph: Hy Stone. Peter Stackpole for Life Magazine.

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Last Name Stone
First/Middle Name Hy
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Additional Notes Brother of Sam Stone and Hy Stone