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 A021

On Back: Blank
Photo Studio: unknown
Other Information: Part of V.Skirmant's Edvins Bekmanis collection. Likely a classmate of Bekmanis' at flight school. Note the signature in the lower right.
[V.Skirmants Collection]


Click for Larger Image Photo Number A022

On Back: Blank
Photo Studio: unknown
Other Information: Part of V.Skirmant's Edvins Bekmanis collection. Likely a classmate of Bekmanis' at flight school. Note the signature in the lower right.
[V.Skirmants Collection]


Click for Larger Image Photo Number A023

On Back: Blank
Photo Studio: unknown
Other Information: Part of V.Skirmant's Edvins Bekmanis collection. Likely a classmate of Bekmanis' at flight school. Note the signature in the lower right.
[V.Skirmants Collection]


Click for Larger Image Photo Number A024

On Back: Blank
Photo Studio: unknown
Other Information: Part of V.Skirmant's Edvins Bekmanis collection. Likely a classmate of Bekmanis' at flight school. Note the signature in the lower left.
[V.Skirmants Collection]


Click for Larger Image Photo Number A025

On Back: Blank
Photo Studio: unknown
Other Information: Part of V.Skirmant's Edvins Bekmanis collection. The person on the right is Edvins Bekmanis - who is on the left?
[V.Skirmants Collection]


Click for Larger Image Photo Number A026

On Back: A child's scribbling in pencil. Among the words which can be made out are "Mezmala", "Velta" and "Robis".
Photo Studio: unknown
Other Information: A member of the Aviation Regiment
[G.D.Zulis Collection]


Click for Larger Image Photo Number A027

On Back: Blank
Photo Studio: Oskars Zanders, Gulbene
Other Information: Staff sargeant of the Aviation Regiment - probably stationed at Gulbene (note the photographer's address)
[G.D.Zulis Collection]
SOLVED! Photo is of Fricis Launics. Many thanks to Paul Branke for confirmation.


Click for Larger Image Photo Number A028

On Back: Unknown
Photo Studio: Unknown
Other Information: Almost certainly this is the same individual as in photo A027 (above).
SOLVED! Photo is of Fricis Launics. Many thanks to Paul Branke for confirmation.


Click for Larger Image Photo Number A029

On Back: "Pedejais Sveiciens no Voldemara Kalnina. 1974 g. 11 VI"
Translated: "Last greetings from Voldemar Kalnins, June 11, 1974." Photo Studio: Unknown
Other Information: The uniform appears to be aviation-related, but the meaning of the badge is unknown. The photo itself appears to be older than 1974, which means it may be an old souvenir which was sent to a friend.
[G.D.Zulis Collection]


Click for Larger Image Photo Number A030

On Back: blank
Photo Studio: unknown
Other Information: Appears to be a civilian aviator
[V.Skirmants Collection]

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