BiographyEhrlich, Rubin (Reubin, Ruby); b. May 21, 1913, NYC; Self-educated; Prior service with the US Army, National Guard, 102nd Ordinance Co. NY; Single; Unemployed; CP; Received Passport# 355477 on December 2, 1936 which listed his address as 800 8th Avenue, and 819 Chantal Boulevard, both NYC; Sailed December 26, 1936 aboard the Normandie; Arrived in Spain on January 6, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln Battalion, WIA at Jarama; Returned to the US on October 16, 1937 aboard the De Grasse; WWII US Army, Infantry primarily with HQ Intelligence Unit, New Guinea and Japan, discharged 1945, rank SGT; d. 2011.
Source: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Americans; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 855, ll. 48, ver arch gen amer; USSDA 2:0517, & (under Erhlich) 53:0987; ALBA 035 Rubin Ehrlick Papers; (obituary) The Volunteer, Volume 24, No. 1, p. 21; L-W Tree Ancestry. Code A
Photographs: Rubin Ehrlich. Photo by Peter Stackpole for Life Magazine.