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Saul Birnbaum


Birnbaum, Saul

Birnbaum, Saul. b. October 26 (27), 1912, NYC; Attended college for 2 years; Single; Office worker and Draftsman; YCL 1933 and CP 1933 (1937); received passport# 423860 in May 1937 which listed his address as 155 South 2nd Street, Brooklyn, New York; Sailed June 12, 1937 aboard the Georgic; Arrived in Spain in July 3, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN, Co. 1, Belchite; MacKenzie-Papineau BN.  Served at Belchite; Returned to the US on February 4, 1939 aboard the President Harding; WWII US Army, ETO; d. July 1, 2006.

Source: Sail, SACB, Cadre, Mac-Paps, RA.

Photograph: Saul Birnbaum in Spain. Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 864.


Birnbaum, Saul. (1912- ), a New York native, served with the Mackenzie-Papineau battalion (one of the four battalions, together with the Lincolns, that formed the Fifteenth International Brigade) in Spain and with an artillery battalion that saw action in the European theater during World War II. After the war, he taught mathematics in New York schools. ~ Peter Carroll

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