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 A051

On Back: Back
Photo Studio: Unknown
Other Information: Text on the back, translated, reads: "A loving souvenir for Aija, March 14, 1943 (signature)" The photo was taken during the German occupation, though the aviator's uniform does not appear to be German. On the collar one can see three stars and a set of wings.
[G.D.Zulis Collection]


Click for Larger Image Photo Number A052

On Back: Back
Photo Studio: V.Becalis, Liepaja
Other Information: Text on the back, translated, reads: "For father, April 6, 1939, Valdis" Valdis is wearing the naval uniform, but with the Aviation Regiment badge.
[G.D.Zulis Collection]


Click for Larger Image Photo Number A053

On Back: Blank
Photo Studio: Unknown
Other Information: A private standing by the propeller of an Udet Flamingo


Click for Larger Image Photo Number A054

On Back: Blank
Photo Studio: Unknown
Other Information: A private wearing his Latvian Aviation Regiment badge and Aviation Regiment badge.
[G.D.Zulis Collection]


Click for Larger Image Photo Number A055

On Back: Blank
Photo Studio: Unknown
Other Information: The cap reads "Aviacijas Divizions", which places this photo between Dec 1922 (when the A.D. was established) and Sept.1927 (when the A.D. was renamed the "Aviacijas Pulka").


Click for Larger Image Photo Number A056

On Back: Back
Photo Studio: Unknown
Other Information: A private of the Aviation Regiment. The text on the back, translated, reads: "A small souvenir from Julijs Gr----. Sept.11, 1931"
[H.Robeznieks Collection]


Click for Larger Image Photo Number A057

On Back: Back
Photo Studio: NEO photo, Riga. Kr.Barona Iela 30
Other Information: A private of the Aviation Regiment. The text on the back is a pledge of service to Latvia. Dated August 17, 1940 (during the first Soviet Occupation)
[H.Robeznieks Collection]


Click for Larger Image Photo Number A058

On Back: Blank
Photo Studio: Unknown
Other Information: Badges include the Insignia of the Aviation Regiment, the Military Aviation Flight School and, further down, the Latvian Aero Club. I cannot identify the badge in the middle right.
[H.Robeznieks Collection]


Click for Larger Image Photo Number A059

On Back: Blank
Photo Studio: Unknown
Other Information: Naval Aviator
[H.Robeznieks Collection]


Click for Larger Image Photo Number A060

On Back: Blank
Photo Studio: Unknown
Other Information: A sargeant of the Aviation Regiment.
[H.Robeznieks Collection]

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