BiographyKupperman, Louis (Kupperman, Louis; Levine; Levine, Lou); b. February 18, 1915, NYC; No prior military service; Elementary education; Single; Clerk; CP April 1936 and YCL 1932, Spanish CP; Received Passport# 481083 on October 18, 1937 which listed his address as 245 East 13th Street, New York New York (57 2nd Avenue, NYC); Sailed October 23, 1937 aboard the Champlain; Arrived in Spain via Massanet on November 5, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln-Washington BN; Served at Teruel and the Retreats; WIA hospital at Vich; Rank Soldado; Returned to the US on September 24, 1938 aboard the President Harding; Expelled from the VALB August 1939.
Photograph: Louis Kupperman in Spain, RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 927.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; BN 58 Retreats; Cadre; Figueres List; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 927, ll. 44-53 (includes a long letter to “Lefty” that was stopped by the censor); “Vets Expel Disrupter,” The Volunteer for Liberty, Volume 1, Number. 5, October 1939, p. 4. Code A