Aviators
S

STRUBERGS, EIZENS

  • April 24, 1935 - begins the LAK Sport Pilots' course, Riga.
  • 1936 - graduates from flight school. Rank: Corporal
  • December 1936 - graduates from the Riga flight school Sport Aviator program.
  • March 27, 1937 - Assigned to the Naval Aviation School
  • June, 1937 - checks out on the Svenska Pirat
  • Member of the Aizsargu Aviacija
  • July 10, 1938 - participates in the Aviation Festival at Kuldiga.
  • July 31, 1938 - participates in the Aviation Festival at Valka.
  • August 7, 1938 - participates in the Aviation Festival at Ventspils.
  • October 1 - 2, 1938 - in KOD-1 #13, and with A.Biedrins as passenger, participates in the 3rd "Flight Around Latvia" contest.
  • Completes the Aviation Regiment reserve pilot program.
  • July 9, 1939 - participates in the Aviation Festival at Kuldiga.
  • January 30, 1945 - dies, serving in the German infantry fighting the Soviets. He had joined too late to be a part of the Luftwaffe Legion Lettland, so he sound himself in an infantry unit and was struck by a round from a Soviet tank.

    Sources

    - Briedis, E. Latviesa Stasts, pg. 135
    - Bruvelis, E. Latvijas Aviacijas Vesture
    - Jaunais Kurzemnieks July 13, 1938
    - Loza & Ozolins, Latviesu Lidotaji Vol.2, pg. 85, 86, 87
    - Muiznieks, J Putnu Cels, pg. 114
    - Sparnota Latvija, No.53 (Nov 1938) pg.685, 686, 687, 688, 689
    - Sparnota Latvija, No.62 (Aug 1939) pg.272

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