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Abba Kovner – World War II Partisan and Founder of The Avengers

Partisan who fought Nazis and founded The Avengers

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 World War II Partisan and Founder of The Avengers

Alfie Solomon – London Gangster

Jewish Gangster from London Featured in tv's Peaky Blinders

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 London Gangster

Max 'Kid Twist' Zweifach – Leader of Monk Eastman Gang

Short-lived leader of the Monk Eastman Gang and namesake of Abe "Kid Twist" Reles

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 Leader of Monk Eastman Gang

Archie Brown – Labor Activist

Labor leader who fought as a member of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade and was heavily involved in radical politics

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 Labor Activist

Otto Raphael – Jewish NYPD Officer

Otto Raphael began boxing at an early age and went on to become one of the legends of the NYPD, befriending Theodore Roosevelt along the way

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 Jewish NYPD Officer