Designers/Builders

RUNKA, ARNOLDS

Runka's Military College Cadet photo
  • June 25, 1912 - Born, near Madona, Latvia
  • 1939 - Graduated from military college and served in the cavalry.
  • Transferred to the Aviation Regiment and attended flight school.
  • 1940 - his flight school course is interrupted by the Soviet occupation.
  • During German occupation served in the 15th division, artillery unit.
  • Ends the war with the rank of Lieutenant.
  • After the war, emigrated to Oklahoma, then moved to Milwaukee, and retired in Detroit.
  • 1983, June 6 - Died, in Farmington Hills (Detroit), Michigan, USA.

Sources

- Daugavas Vanagu Menesraksts 1983, No.5
- Kadets No.11 (1982)
- Kadets No.12 (1983)
- Kadets No.17 (1990)
- Latvijas Aviacijas Vesture Edvins Bruvelis

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