Sanchis, Vincent.


Sanchis, Vincent. (Sánchez); b. June 24, 1911, Cuba, to the US around 1919; Cuban; Grammar school education; Single; Pilot, Aviation Mechanic, and Printer; CP 1936; Travelled on a Spanish Passport, Domicile 39-21 108th Street, Corrona, Long Island, New York; Arrived in Spain on June 26, 1937; Served with the XV Brigade, Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion, Co. 3, Section Leader; Rank Teniente; Served at Fuentes de Ebro, Retreats, and the Ebro Offensive; WIA March 10, 1938 Azura and August 1, 1938 Gandesa.
Sources: Scope of Soviet Activity; Mac-Pap; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 42, ll. 30, Relacion de los desertores del Acantonamiento “H”; Alfonso Bello and Pérez Díaz.
Photograph: Vincent Sanchis, Adjutant of Company 3, Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion, November 1937. The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 11; ALBA Photo number 11-0901. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.