Biographical note of Arnaoutis Heraklis (born in Kitta, Laconia)

Heraklis Arnaoutis was born on September 18, 1904 in Kitta, Greece. After graduating from Radio-telegraphists’ School in Pireus, he served in the Greek merchant marine and was active in the radio-telegraphists’ union. During the Metaxas dictatorship which commenced 1936, his life was threatened and he illegally entered the United States. He then volunteered for the…