Passaglou, George.

Biography

Passaglou, George. (ΠΑΣΟΓΛΟΥ, ΓΙΩΡΓΟΣ); b. April 23(24), 1893, Prusa, Turkey, To the US 1914; Greek American; Parents Atanasios and Lemonitsa Passoglou; Elementary education; Single; Cook and agricultural work; CIO, CP 1937; Domicile 10217 Joseph Campeau, Hamstrack, Michigan (alternate address 2523 Gzatiot Avenue); Sailed March 10, 1937 aboard the Washington; Arrived in Spain on March 27, 1937 over the Pyrenees; entered IB April 2, 1937; Served with the XIII BDE 35th Division, Pasionaria BDE, Ducovitch BN, later with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN, Co. 2; Served at Saragossa Front, Brunete and Aragon.
Sources: RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 1021, ll. 31-35; Greek I, D. Paleologopoulos Greek Antifascist Volunteers in the Spanish Civil War (1936-39), Athens 1986; Steve Tsermegas and L. Tsirmirakes, No Pasaran. Greek Antifascist Volunteers in Spain, Athens 1987.
Photographs: George Passoglou, Company 2, Lincoln-Washington, May 1938. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0206. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.