BiographyWittels, Isadore b. September 13, 1894, Kingston, New York; Education through the 3rd grade; Single; Seaman; CP 1935; Received Passport# 425727 on May 26, 1937 which listed his address as 163 West 80th Street, NYC (11th and 23rd, NYC); Sailed May 29, 1937 aboard the Britannic; Arrived in Spain via Espolla on June 17, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie-Papineau BN; Evacuated from Sagaró; Returned to the US on July 20, 1938 aboard the Champlain; d. January 1987, Nevada.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Figueres List; Mac-Pap; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 1014, ll. 95-96; L-W Tree Ancestry. Code A
Photographs: Isadore Wittels, two from his 1935 Application for Seaman’s Protection Certificate, L-W Tree Ancestry; and from a group photograph aboard the returning Champlain.