Aviators
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UPENIEKS, NIKOLAJS

  • September 29, 1916 - Born, in Bejas pagasts, Latvia.
  • Member of the Aizsargi and the Latvian Aero Club (LAK).
  • September, 1938 - graduates from the Riga Central Glider school.
  • March, 1939 - enrolls in the Riga Flight School.
  • After the war, emigrates to the USA.
  • June 8, 2004 - Died, in Islip, NY, USA. N.Upenieks' marker at Tannersville Evergreen Cemetary [B.Rouse photo]

    Sources

    - Bruvelis, Edvins Latvijas Aviacijas Vesture
    - Marker photo courtesy of B.Rouse.

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