BiographyNobel, Harry (Knobel, Harry); b. August 28, 1900, Miele, Poland; Polish American; Single; Furrier; CP 1933 (1932), section literature agent, Furriers Union 1920-1933, Teachers Union; Received Passport# 364979 on February 2, 1937 which listed his address as 144 West 16th Street, NYC; Sailed February 20, 1937 aboard the Ile de France; Arrived in Spain on April 2, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Washington BN, Co. 3, Section 1; Later Lincoln-Washington BN, Co. 3; Served at Jarama, Brunete, and the Aragon; Rank Sargento; After being released for work in the rear he worked in the Service de Cadres; Sent to Paris in January 1937 to work in the Paris Office; Returned to the US on April 14, 1938 aboard the Ile de France; WWII US Army 1942-1945; d. February 23, 1991, NYC.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Washington; Repatriation List (2/14/1938, ll. 111); RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 945, ll. 21-23; USSDA 2:0804, 58:0347; Good Fight A; (obituary) The Volunteer, Volume 13, No. 1, p. 19.
Photograph: Unidentified and Harry Nobel [?], December 1937. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection ; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-1005. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.