Bernard, Abraham.


Bernard, Abraham b. January 9, 1914, Detroit, Michigan; Never in Spain; Single; Received Passport# 25026, San Francisco series, on February 26, 1937 which listed his address as Ferry Hotel, San Francisco, California, Sailed March 17, 1937 aboard the President Roosevelt; Among a group of seven volunteers who were refused permission to disembark by French authorities due to a lack of funds; The group included Meyer Arnovitch, Albert Clarence Hofmann, Herbert Frank Hofmann, Willliam Lux, Oscar O’Neil, and Victor Samulis; All had their passports taken after returning to the US; Returned to the US on April 10, 1937 aboard the President Roosevelt.
Source: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; USSDA/321/342/351/352/359; Ancestry.
Seven American Volunteers Refused Permission to Land in France, By Chris Brooks, The Volunteer Blog, posted July 9, 2017.