Haber, Rudy.

Biography

k-Haber, Rudy b. October 11, 1917, Poland; Polish American; Single; Radio technician; CP 1931 and YCL 1931 (1933), section organizer; Domicile 141 East 29th Street, NYC; Arrived in Spain on June 26, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Mackenzie- Papineau Battalion, Assistant Section Leader; Later section Leader, Rank Sargento; Killed in action April 1, 1938, Gandesa, during the Retreats; Harry Fisher states Haber stayed behind as rear guard during retreat and was killed or captured and executed.
Sources: Cadre; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 551, ll. 10; Petrou; Al Amery, The Perfumed Whorehouse, unpublished memoir.Volunteer article
Photograph: 15th International Brigade observers, Ebro Front August 1938 [Haber on the right (?)]. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-1077. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.