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Vete Zablakas


Zablackas, Vete

Zablakas, Vete. (Zablackas, Pete George), b. July 23, 1914, Akron, Ohio; Lithuanian American; High school education;  Married;  Journalist, Printer and Editor; YCL 1929-30; received passport# 383746 on April 3, 1937 which listed his address as 20-42 Link Court, Maspeth, Long Island, New York,  and 46 Teneyk Street, Brooklyn, New York;  Sailed May 8, 1937 aboard the American Importer; Arrived in Spain on June 4, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, MacKenzie-Papineau BN, Co. 1; Later to BDE Transmissions;  Served at Fuentes del Ebro, Teruel, and Ebro Offensive;  Rank Cabo; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia.


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

Photograph: Vete Zablackas, Transmiciones, May 1938. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection ; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0042. 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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