Thursday 9 October 2014


G. BOGEN (D. BOGEN) (1892-February 12, 1948)
     Adopted name of Gershon Dua, he was born in Shedlets (Siedlce), Poland.  He was an international Communist activist.  He was the former Paris correspondent for Morgn-frayhayt (Morning freedom), and he contributed to Zibn teg (Seven days) in Vilna (1935-1936), Nayes lebn (New life) and Folks shtime (Voice of the people) in Lodz.  Among his books: In poylishe tfises (In Polish prisons) (Mexico, 1925), 71 pp.; Mopr (International Red Aid) (Moscow: Central Committee of MOPR, 1925), 32 pp.; Der vayser teror in palestine (The white terror in Palestine) (Mexico, 1926), 43 pp.; Di, vemen me fargest nit (Those one does not forget) (Mexico, 1933), 175 pp.; Oyfshteyg (Ascent), stories (Moscow: Emes, 1935), 200 pp., new edition (Warsaw, 1956); Di umfargeslekhe (The unforgettable) (Warsaw: Yidish bukh, 1955), 126 pp.; Af di shpurn fun gvure (On the tracks of heroism) (Warsaw: Yidish bukh, 1965), 277 pp., reportage pieces from the Spanish Civil War.  Among his pseudonyms: Admoni, A. Ger, Verber.  He was killed in an automobile accident.

Sources: Biblyografisher arkhiv fun der yidisher sovetisher lite (Bibliographical archive of Soviet Jewish Lithuania), YIVO (New York); Dos naye lebn (Lodz) (February 20, 1948); Di folks shtime (Lodz) (February 20, 1948).

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