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Norman Nathan Berkowitz


Berkowitz, Norman


Berkowitz, Norman Nathan. b. December 17, 1913, Boston, Massachusetts; Attended St. Johns University for 2 years; Single; Department Store employee and member of the Department Store Union; YCL 1935 (1936); received passport# 380069 in March 1937 which listed his address as 235 2nd Avenue, NYC, and 1881 Coney Island Avenue, Brooklyn, New York; Sailed April 1937 aboard the Queen Mary; Arrived in Spain on May 5, 1937; Served with the  XV BDE, Washington BN; last unit Lincoln-Washington BN, Co. 3, rank Soldado; WIA July 23, 1938 Ebro Offensive; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; WWII US Army, Infantry, rank Tech SGT; d. July 30, 2010, Arden, Buncombe, North Carolina.

Source: Sail, SACB, Cadres, Pay, RA, Harriman, Ancestry.

Photograph: Norman Berkowitz in Spain, RA Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 863.


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Norman Berkowitz, November 1937. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0120. 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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