Aviators
R

REIMANIS, VISVALDIS

Reimanis' Military College Cadet photo
  • July 25, 1913 - Born, in Liepaja
  • Graduated from military college, assigned to the Aviation Division.
  • Attended flight school, but was in the last class whose training was interrupted by the Soviet invasion.
  • 1942 - (German occupation) - volunteered for the military, assigned to the 21st Liepajas batallion.
  • April 1942 - served on the Leningrad front.
  • February 1944 - wounded in battle (lost a leg), evacuated to Germany.
  • After the war, he settles in Germany for ten years.
  • December 14, 1955 - emigrates to the USA
  • May 30, 1989 - Died, in Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA

    Sources

    - Daugavas Vanagu Menesraksts 1989, No.4
    - Kadets No.17 (1990)
    - Latvijas Aviacijas Vesture Edvins Bruvelis

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