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Biography

Heus, Carl b. March 9, 1904, Unspringen, Germany, To the US 1923; Served in the Russian Revolution, Red Army, 1919-1921, Rank Private; Driver and Carpenter; CP Germany 1922, Union of Carpenters; Domicile Denver, Colorado; Arrived in Spain in October 1936; Served with the 5th Army Corps; Served at Teruel, Brunete, Caspe, and Ebro Offensive; Was jailed in late summer or fall of 1937 unspecified charges; Spoke German, Russian, Spanish and English; In November 1938 was awaiting repatriation.
Source: RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 909, ll. 45-49 (includes a hand-written letter to Bill Lawrence requesting assistance after being arrested).