POWs returning aboard the Queen Mary

April 3, 2010

POWs aboard the Queen Mary October 8, 1938

POWs exchanged on October 8, 1938 retuning to America aboard the Queen Mary.   The ship docked in New York on October 18, 1938. Standing left to right Louis Noah Ornitz,  Norman Edward Dorland, Edgar Lawrence Acken, Morris Conway, Homer Chase, Roger Lancaster Braley, Van Rensalaer Chase Jr., and Carl Gustave Belau.   Front row Richard B. de Witt Brown, Leopold Berman, Charles Barr, Fred Stix and  Samuel Romer.  Doneg Barberain who was also on the ship is not in the photograph,    Insert is Ring Larder Jr., who was killed in action in the last days of the Ebro Campaign.  Photo is from LIFE Magazine.

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