Waitzman, Samuel.

Biography

Waitzman, Samuel b. February 19, 1911, NYC; Attended City of College of New York; Single; Journalist; (YCL & CP 1931) CP November 1935, u. org.; Received Passport# 36840 February 20, 1937 which listed his address as 680 East 140th Street, Bronx, New York and 600 East 139th Street, NYC (47 W. 87th Street, NYC); Sailed March 18, 1937, Normandie; Arrived in Spain on March 28, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Washington BN, Co. 3, Section 2; BDE Transport; 35th Division Sanidad; XV BDE, Sanidad; Last unit British BN; Rank Soldado; Served at Brunete, Quinto, Belchite, Fuentes de Ebro, Teruel, Segura de los BaƱos, Retreats and the Ebro Offensive; WIA July 28, 1937; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; WWII US Army; d. January 16, 1982, New Jersey.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Pay; Washington; RGASPI. Code A
Photograph: Samuel Waitzman in Spain, RA Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 1008.