Author Archive for Raymond Hoff

Honoring Lincoln Brigade Veterans in May 2021

February 4, 2021
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Honoring Lincoln Brigade Veterans in May 2021

Memorial Day is the day traditionally set aside to remember Americans who served in the military. And, yet, Americans who went to Spain to fight fascism are rarely, if ever, included in the remembrances on this day. We would like to change this. In recent years, Canadian volunteers led by Pamela Vivian, and with...
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Honoring Spanish Civil War Vets on Memorial Day

May 2, 2020
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Honoring Spanish Civil War Vets on Memorial Day

Memorial Day is the day traditionally set aside to remember Americans who served in the military.  And yet Americans who went to Spain to fight fascism are rarely if ever included in the remembrances on this day. We would like to change this. Over the last two years, Canadian volunteers led by Pamela Vivian,...
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Witness of the last day on the line: A biography of Harold Hoff

September 16, 2013
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Witness of the last day on the line: A biography of Harold Hoff

Harold Smith Hoff was born in Kansas in 1906 and moved with dust-bowl refugees to El Centro California with his father, a Church of the Brethren Elder. In 1920, the family gave up farming and moved to Glendora CA. Harold attended Citrus Union High School and had one year of college at LaVerne College...
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