Lanser, Manny.

Biography

Lanser, Manny. (Lanser, Morris); b. August 12, 1912, NYC; father Isiore I. Lanser (1891-?), mother Sophie S. Haltman; Elementary education; Theater worker and Pleater in the garment industry; CP February 1934 and Spanish CP; Received Passport# 366741 on February 11, 1937 which listed his address as 327 Rodney Street, Brooklyn, New York; Sailed February 20, 1937 aboard the Ile de France; Arrived in Spain on March 7 (17), 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Washington BN, MG Co., Section 3, Brunete; Lincoln-Washington BN, MG Company Commander at Quinto and Belchite, last unit Lincoln-Washington BN, Plana Mayor; Rank Sargento later Promoted to Teniente; Also served as a hospital Commissar; Served at Jarama, Brunete, Quinto, Belchite and Ebro Offensive, Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; WWII US Army, enlisted May 1, 1942; Married Lillian, sons Mark Lanser an Stephen Lanser; d. December 24, 1999, NYC, cremated.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Pay; Washington; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 929; (obituary note died in 1999) The Volunteer, Volume 22, No. 1, Winter 2000, p. 19; Obituary New York Times, December 28, 1999; L-W Tree Ancestry. Code A
Photograph: Manny Lanser. Carnet Photograph, RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 929.