Who Are They?

INDIVIDUALS and SMALL GROUPS



These are images of individuals (and a few small groups) who are associated with Latvian aviation, but who are, as yet, unidentified. If someone can help me attach a name to any of the people pictured, please send me an email at Gunars Thank you!


Click for Larger Image Photo Number A091

On Back: Back
Photo Studio: Unknown
Other Information: A junior member of the Aviation Regiment. Text on back translates as: "Days spent in the White Castle, for private Skujevskis from private Raiplis"
[G.D.Zulis Collection]


Click for Larger Image Photo Number A092

On Back: Blank
Photo Studio: Unknown
Other Information: Unidentified member of the Aviation Regiment.
[G.D.Zulis Collection]



Click for Larger Image Photo Number A093

On Back: Blank
Photo Studio: Unknown
Other Information: The man with the handful displays the Aviation Regiment badge, and he appears to have the Aizsargi collar markings, which indicates that he is probably retired from the Regiment but remains active with the National Guard.
[G.D.Zulis Collection]


Click for Larger Image Photo Number A094

On Back: Back
Photo Studio: K.Levinsons, Liepaja
Other Information: A Seaman of the Naval Aviation unit (indicated by his cap), he also displays the badge of the Aviation Regiment and what appears to be a marksmanship badge. The text on the back consists of a brief verse, then the rank (matrozis is seaman, in English), and he has signed it in Liepaja on May 10, 1936.
[G.D.Zulis Collection]


Click for Larger Image Photo Number A095

On Back: Blank
Photo Studio: Unknown
Other Information: A Private, First Class, of the Aviation Regiment. Curiously, he appears to be wearing two versions of the Aviation Regiment Badge.
[G.D.Zulis Collection]


Click for Larger Image Photo Number A096

On Back: n/a
Photo Studio: n/a
Other Information:Image from a May, 1933 issue of "Atpuhta". Caption states that it is a pilot with his observer, but the Udet Flamingo (trainer aircraft) in the background suggests this may actually be a student pilot with flight instructor.


Click for Larger Image Photo Number A097

On Back: Blank
Photo Studio: L.Alutis-Kreicbergs Foto (“MOAR”), Marijas Iela 26, Riga
Other Information: Two members of the Aviation Regiment - the one on the right is a Corporal and the other appears to be a Private.
[G.D.Zulis Collection]


Click for Larger Image Photo Number A098

On Back: Back
Photo Studio: N.Balgalvis Foto Studija, Blaumana Iela 30, Riga
Other Information: A Corporal of the Aviation Regiment. He displays the badge of the Regiment and, below that, the badge of the Latvian Aero Club. Text on the back, translated: "A small souvenir from your friend in Service, Upatnieks"
[G.D.Zulis Collection]


Click for Larger Image Photo Number A099

On Back: Blank
Photo Studio: Foto Studija Arizona, Brivibas Iela 17.
Other Information: A Private from the Aviation Regiment.
[G.D.Zulis Collection]


Click for Larger Image Photo Number A100

On Back: Blank
Photo Studio: L.Alutis-Kreicbergs Foto (“MOAR”), Marijas Iela 26, Riga
Other Information: A Sargeant of the Aviation Regiment.
[G.D.Zulis Collection]

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