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RUDZITIS, JANIS

Janis Rudzitis
  • March 6, 1916 - Born, in Riga
  • 1928 - graduates from flight school (pilot)
  • Member of the Aizsargu Aviacija, served as a flight instructor for new pilots. Rank: Sergeant
  • Test pilot for the VEF aviation division.
  • July 10, 1938 - participates in the Aviation Festival at Kuldiga.
  • June 7, 1939 - As part of the Aviation Regiment's 20th anniversary, he is awarded the Award of Honour II. class.
  • July 9, 1939 - Participated in the Aviation Festival at Kuldiga.
  • August 27, 1939 - Participated in the Aviation Festival at Auce.
  • Ended the war in a POW camp in Germany.
  • 1949 - emigrated to Brazil, worked as a power generation engineer.
  • August 10, 1971 - Died, in San Paulo, Brazil


Andersons

Sources

- Daugavas Vanagu Menesraksts 1971, No.6
- Jaunais Kurzemnieks July 13, 1938

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