Prago, Albert.

Biography

Prago, Albert. b. November 17, 1911, NYC; Single; Teacher; CP 1934; Received Passport# 367641 on February 17, 1937 which listed his address as 137 West 75th Street, NYC, and 1107 Gerard Avenue, Bronx, New York; Sailed March 10, 1937 aboard the Queen Mary; Arrived in Spain on March 25, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Washington BN, Co. 2, Section 1; Sent to rear due to illness and worked at the American base editing news bulletin; Later with Lincoln-Washington BN; Rank Soldado; WIA March 10, 1938, Belchite, during the Retreats; Returned to the US on August 27, 1938 aboard the President Harding; d. July 1993.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; BN 58 Retreats; Washington; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 965, ll. 16-18; ALBA Audio 90 Albert Prago Audiotapes; ALBA 135 Albert Prago Papers; ALBA PHOTO 003 Albert Prago Photographs. Code A