Korb, Max.

Biography

(Kord); b. June 20, 1903, Vilna, Poland; Polish American; Single; Driver and Seaman; CP 1931; received passport# 415645 on May 18, 1937 which listed his address as 88 Middleton Street, Brooklyn, New York; Sailed June 2, 1937 aboard the Aquitania; Arrested on June 20, 1937 when the vessel he was travelling to Spain on, the Joven Teresa, was intercepted by the French aviso Granit near Port-Vendres; Arrived in Spain on June 21, 1937; Served with the XV BDE; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; WWII torpedoed? Source: Sail, SACB, Cadre, RA, Joven Teresa list from a letter from Jean Massé to Jim Carmody. November 30, 1988; VALB Office File (indicates Torpedoed)