Rosenberg, Leon.

Biography

Rosenberg, Leon. (Lester Leo); b. June 26, 1910, NYC; Married (Single); Journalist; CP 1933; Received Passport# 366458 on February 10, 1937 which listed his address as 425 East 6th Street, NYC; Sailed March 10, 1937 aboard the Washington; Arrived in Spain on March 27, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Washington BN, Co. 3, Section 1; Lincoln-Washington, Plana Mayor; Served at Jarama and Brunete; Sent to OTS did not finish course; Was assigned as a censor handling mail; Later to DECA; 4th Artillery Group, Anti-tank Battery in 35th Corps; Served at Teruel, Huesca, Aragon and Belchite; Returned to the US on February 4, 1938 aboard the President Harding; d. January 17, 1997, Hallandale, Florida.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Washington; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 917; USSDA 2:0873, 59:0313. Code A
Photograph: Leon Rosenberg, Family photograph, undated.