Former POWs Returning aboard the Ile De France

”]New York, New York, USA --- 5/10/1939-New York, NY: Twelve members of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade who were captured while fighting with the Loyalist forces in the Spanish Civil war, shown upon their arrival in New York May 10, on the S. S. Ile De France, following their release from Spanish Nationalist prisons.     (ACME) --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS [used for identification purpose of the volunteers only]Fifteen volunteers returned on the Ile de France on that date: Ylia Balagurchik, Matthew Dykstra, Marshall Garcia (non-IB Spanish-American POW), Samuel Grant, Maurice Gurko, Stanley A. Heinricher, David Gillis Kelly, Sol Lerner, John Logan, John G. Mail, Fred Ralph Miller, Ignate Moskowitz, Carl Herman Riffe, Frederick Salvini, Richard Thompson.  Data from Ancestry.com Immigration files.

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One Response to Former POWs Returning aboard the Ile De France

  1. Sundee Angel says:

    What a joy to find a photo posted online of my 19 year old uncle Carl… returning POW. Thank you for posting these rarely snapshots of history

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