Litvinas, Anthony.

Biography

Litvinas, Anthony. (Litvinis); b. November 23, 1914, Chicago, Illinois; Lithuanian American; Attended High School in Lithuania; Single; Journalist working for the Lithuanian communist daily; No party affiliation; Received Passport# 280296 (280206) on May 9, 1936 which listed his address as 5329 South Homan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois; Sailed January 6, 1937 aboard the Paris; Arrived in Spain on January 27, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln BN and Lincoln-Washington BN; Served at Jarama and Brunete; WIA February 23, 1937 Jarama later wounded again Brunete; Attended OTS; Repatriated following policy for Americans; Returned to the US on October 16, 1937 aboard the DeGrasse; WWII Armed forces; d. August 7, 1998, Chicago, Illinois.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Lincoln; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 849, ll 24, List of American Comrades that have been Repatriated as per October 15 1937; Greek. Code A