Stone, Hy.

Biography

Stone, Hy. (Herman Hershkowitz); b. july 19, 1911; Jewish; Single; Driver; CP 1934 and YCL 1934; Domicile 596 Maicy Avenue, Brooklyn, New York; Arrived in Spain on February 17, 1937; Served with the XV Brigade, Lincoln Battalion; Co. 2, Section 2, Group 2; Served at Jarama and Brunete; Released by the battalion; Repatriation to conform to policy; Returned to the US on September 24, 1937 aboard the De Grasse. Sibling: brothers Joe Herschkowitz and Sam Hershkowitz.
Sources: Cadre (under Herskowitz); Americans (under Herskowitz); Lincoln (under Herskowitz); RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 849, ll 27, List of American Comrades that have been Repatriated as per October 15 1937; Voros-Jarama; Abe Smorodin, “The Boys of Williamsburg,” The Volunteer, Volume 22, No. 2, Spring 2000, pp. 6-7.
Photograph: Hy Stone Photograph by Peter Stackpole for Life Magazine.