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  Latvian Aviation Chronology 1941 Onwards
Elsewhere, A group of nearly 40 Latvian officers, NCOs and enlisted men, serving in the Soviet 24th Territorial Corps Aviation Unit based at Gulbene, slip away into the Lubana forest to await the arrival of the German forces.
June 6 - A group of aviators, formerly from the Aviation Regiment, gather at the "Maza Vermane" garden restaurant to mark the anniversary of the Regiment.
- the Latvian aviation HQ staff, at Palang, are transferred to Bruesterort in the NW corner of East Prussia.
latvianaviation.com /C1941.html   (1281 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
The director of the new division served as an adviser to the Commandant on all aviation matters, and as a liaison officer between the Marine Corps and the Navy's Bureau of Aeronautics.
The innovation of the helicopter revitalized and reshaped the role of Marine aviation in amphibious warfare in the Nuclear Age.
Aviation units, as part of our Fleet Marine Force, remain in close proximity to amphibious shipping, and stand as a constant reminder that Marines are ready and able to counter aggression in any quarter of the globe, ever assisting our Navy in extending the long arm of seapower ashore.
www.au.af.mil /au/awc/awcgate/usmchist/aviation.txt   (3403 words)

 1941 in aviation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
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Ley de publicaciones oficiales (1941) Texto completo de la Ley publicado en la Gaceta Oficial Nº 20.546 de fecha 22 de julio de 1941.
Ley de castración y de cercas en ganaderías (1941) Texto completo de la Ley publicada en la Gaceta Oficial N° 20.549 de fecha 26 de julio de 1941.
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Included were the aviation cadet program (v-5) principally for physically qualified high school graduates and college students, and later the Navy college program (v-12) which absorbed undergraduate students of the accredited college program (v-1) and of the reserve midshipman program (v-7).
In 1935, the Congress authorized the training of naval aviation cadets, and that statutory authority was implemented by a program for their training, known as the v-5 program, which was open to physically qualified high school graduates and college students.
In the case of aviation medicine, flight surgeons, who are themselves qualified naval aviators and therefore familiar with all aviation problems, have been instrumental in keeping our aviation personnel at the peak of their efficiency.
www.ibiblio.org /pub/academic/history/marshall/military/wwii/CNO.reports/report_1.txt   (21808 words)

1941 in art 1941 in aviation 1941 in film 1941 in literature 1941 in music 1941 in radio 1941 in science 1941 in sports 1941 in television 1941 state leaders 1941 in Canada
The loss of the MV Calchas - 21st April 1941 - Site describing the sinking of the MV Calchas on the 21st April 1941 as related via the family of Carpenter J. Frost.
Sinding, Christian (1856 - 1941) - Brief biography and caricature with summaries of his orchestral, chamber, vocal and choral, and piano music with recommended recordings.
www.nebulasearch.com /encyclopedia/article/1941.html.   (2405 words)

 Encyclopedia: Brezhnev
In June 1941 is also the title of a Steven Spielberg movie made in 1979 see 1941 (film).
1941 History of Germany series Franks Holy Roman Empire German Confederation German Empire Weimar Republic Nazi Germany Nazi Germany (WWII) Germany since 1945 Nazi Germany, or the Third Reich, commonly refers to Germany in the years 1933–1945, when it was under the firm control of the totalitarian and fascist...
Unlike the cult of Stalin, however, the Brezhnev cult was widely seen as hollow and cynical, and in the absence of the purge could command neither respect nor fear.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Brezhnev   (7046 words)

 History.Aviation.ca - Home
The Alberta Aviation Museum Association and the Edmonton Aviation Heritage Society are pleased to appoint Thomas Hinderks as Executive Director for the facility, representing both operations, as of August 1, 2006.
Edmonton - Alberta’s Northern Wings Committee and the Alberta Aviation Museum are proud to announce the Northern Wings Plastic Airplane Model Contest to held in the historic hangers of the Alberta Aviation Museum.
On December 1st, 1941, a first cohort of WDs completed training and was declared ready to serve.
history.aviation.ca   (664 words)

 THE BRAZILIAN AIR FORCE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Aviation Zone had its headquarters at Porto Alegre in the southern part of the country and included the Third Regiment at Porto Alegre and the Fifth at Curitiba.
Expansion of the aviation organization into the three air zones in the spring of 1933 provided the necessary infrastructure, and equipment began to be improved in 1934 with the arrival of several Waco EGC-7 aircraft in the inventory.
On 13 June 1941, the Secretary of the Navy and Secretary of War forwarded to the President a report of the Joint Planning Committee of the Joint Army and Navy Board recommending that immediate consent of the Brazilian government be obtained to move Army and Navy security forces to northeast Brazil.
www.airpower.maxwell.af.mil /airchronicles/aureview/1986/jul-aug/daab.html   (3274 words)

 1941 Historical Aircraft Group Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
The 1941 Aircraft Group was established in 1994 by an initial group of 250 aviation enthusiasts.
The primary goal of the Group was to continue with the traditional air show based held on the turf strip at the Geneseo airport and to highlight the aircraft of the past with a focus on World War II aviation.
The Annual Memories USO Show is now held at the 1941 Aircraft Group Hangar at the Geneseo Airport and is enjoyed by all who attend.
www.1941hag.org /history.html   (221 words)

 HyperWar: The Army Air Forces in WWII: Vol. I--Plans & Early Operations; The Air Corps Prepares for War [Chapter 4]
Yet for all the confusion, by 7 December 1941 the AAF had achieved a remarkable expansion, and the essential soundness of its methods was to be manifested in its later development under war conditions.
The joint agreement of April 1941 clarified U.S. responsibilities in defending Greenland, while granting to the government of the United States the right to construct, maintain, and operate such landing fields and other facilities as might be necessary in fulfilling its obligations.
In 1941, however, measures were taken to strengthen our forces there, particularly in air categories: a strong bombardment force would threaten the left flank of a southward drive by the Japanese and hence might serve as a powerful deterrent.
www.ibiblio.org /hyperwar/AAF/I/AAF-I-4.html   (18786 words)

 Subject Bibliography: AVIATION (18)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
This manual is designed to provide the aviation community with basic flight information and ATC procedures for use in the National Airspace System (NAS) of the United States.
Aviation in the 21st Century: Beyond Open Skies Ministerial, Chicago, Illinois, December 5-7, 1999, Conference Report.
Examines the development of military night aviation from its origins through World War I. Places emphasis on the evolution of night flying in those countries which fought on the Western Front, namely France, Germany, Great Britain, and the United States.
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 1941 in aviation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jackie Cochran became the first woman to fly a bomber across the Atlantic Ocean.
August 1 - the Soviet Union makes the first operational use of parasite fighters, attacking Constanza with modified Polikarpov I-16s carried into action by Tupolev TB-3s.
August 1 - the United States embargoes the sale of aviation fuel to Japan.
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 Aviation Cadets   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
The aviation cadet program was the source of most rated officers until the late 1950s.
In 1929, during the midst of a five-year expansion program, the law was changed, and cadets were required to serve three years--one in flying school and two either as a Reserve 2d Lieutenant on active duty or as a regular Army officer.
It was not until 1948 that aviation cadet training began again in earnest, but at the modest rate of 5,000 pilots per year.
www.aetc.randolph.af.mil /ho/av_cadets.htm   (821 words)

 1941 In Aviation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Founded in December 1941, the Civil War Patrol was in place just a...
The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary was founded in 1939 by an Act of Congress as the US Coast Guard Reserve and re-designated as the Auxiliary in 1941.
Shoolman grew up in Brookline and Marblehead, graduated from Harvard in 1941 and was an aviation cadet in World War II.
www.wikiverse.org /1941-in-aviation   (201 words)

 Aviation: 1917 to 1941
In 1928, the enthusiasm for aviation, which had taken the rest of the nation by storm, was introduced to the Sound by Owen Meals of Valdez.
Finally, in 1941 as the World War II raged in Europe and Japan had already invaded Mongolia and China, military experts acknowledged Mitchell's warnings.
Changes came abruptly: "Cordovans were jolted into full realization of what national defense means when a giant PBY naval plane dropped out of the skies and unloaded four men, who, with the rapidity and direct action of a machine gun, completely rewrote the military and economic picture of Cordova in about three hours." (TVN, 10/17/1941).
www.cvinternet.net /~pwsbooks/HAviation1917.html   (1292 words)

 Aviation Overview
Information about aviation federal grants and Transportation Trust Fund obligated funds for aviation is found in the NJ Transportation Fact Book published regularly by the Department.
The Department keeps pilots and the public informed of aviation news and events, about individual airports and its employees answer questions daily about licensing and registration of public use airports and heliports.
Although the history of aviation in New Jersey follows the national story, the Division of Aeronautics joined NJDOT only in 1966 when the Highway Department officially became the Department of Transportation.
www.state.nj.us /transportation/commuter/aviation   (296 words)

 1941 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
1941 is also the title of a Steven Spielberg movie made in 1979 see 1941 (film).
Aviation - Rail transport - Radio - Science
1941 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1941   (2778 words)

 World Aviation in 1941 - Part 1
The United States bans the export of aviation fuel, except to the United Kingdom and unoccupied nations.
A small force of Soviet Naval Aviation Il-4 (DB3F) bombers takes-off from Estonian Islands of Dagö and Saaremaa and attacks the Berlin area.
The city was brightly lit and the raid precipitates the introduction of flout regulations in the German capital.
www.rafmuseum.org.uk /milestones-of-flight/world/1941.html   (420 words)

 Naval War College Review: Ideas and persecution: the easy way to explain decision making. - The Army and Its Corps: ...
Tate asks whether the Army's seemingly slow (in the airmen's opinion) development of airpower before World War II was caused by institutional hostility toward airmen; Hammond investigates whether the Air Force's reluctance to accept John Boyd's ideas was caused by institutional rejection of a brilliant iconoclast.
Second, he challenges the more basic myth that the Army was a poor steward of aviation, arguing that the service was a competent and evenhanded guardian of aviation prior to World War II.
Throughout this period, however, aviation was the most expensive branch in the Army, and airmen were chronically unsatisfied.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0JIW/is_2_55/ai_88174235   (1380 words)

 Wings of Gold: Golden Age Remembered: U.S. Naval Aviation, 1919-1941, The
This is yet another of CAPT Wooldridge's fine selections of the experiences of Naval Aviators from bygone years taken from the Naval Institute's oral history collection.
The carrier idea was not in favor with most of the Navy in those early days and Pride and others (who later made flag rank) recall being advised by senior officers not to go into aviation because it would ruin their careers.
ADM John S. "Jimmy" Thach, credited with inventing the "Thach Weave" to counter the superior agility of the Japanese Zero in WWII, remembers that Naval Aviators of the between-thewars period were expected to serve in all different types of squadrons flying completely different kinds of aircraft from patrol planes to fighters and everything in between.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa3834/is_199810/ai_n8819643   (1238 words)

 COAST GUARD AVIATION BIBLIOGRAPHY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Hollemon, K.C. "The Aviator's Aviator May Soon Be a Dodo." The Bulletin (Nov-Dec 1981), pp.
Krietemeyer, George E. "Coast Guard Aviation Exhibit in the Museum of Naval Aviation." The Bulletin (Feb-Mar 1990), pp.
"The Marriage of Fixed-Wing Aviation and the Cutter." Naval Aviation News (May-June 1983), pp.
www.uscg.mil /hq/g-cp/history/AVIATIONBIB.html   (8725 words)

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As the winter wore on, Midway's Marine aviation component began to feel the effects of the general expansion of Marine Corps aviation as a whole.
One aviation report seriously complained that even the numerous birds overhead were being crowded out of the air by the concentration of traffic.
Although directed solely to the Marine aviation units at Midway, Admiral Nimitz's despatch composed after the victory, could well apply in spirit to all Marines at Midway, and, as paraphrased, it is therefore quoted: Please accept my sympathy for the losses sustained by your gallant aviation personnel based at Midway.
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 Aviation: 1917 to 1941
In 1928, the enthusiasm for aviation, which had taken the rest of the nation by storm, was introduced to the Sound by Owen Meals of Valdez.
He was known to his peers as "thrill 'em, spill 'em but never kill 'em Gillam." Alaskan aviators had three classifications for weather during this period-"Pan American" (clear with unlimited visibility), the usual "good, bad, and indifferent," then there was "Gillam weather"-weather in which only Harold would fly.
Finally, in 1941 as the World War II raged in Europe and Japan had already invaded Mongolia and China, military experts acknowledged Mitchell's warnings.
www.alaska.net /~awss/HAviation1917.html   (1292 words)

 1941 Historical Aircraft Group Museum in Geneseo, NY
1941 Historical Aircraft Group Museum in Geneseo, NY Home Page
Founded in 1994, the 1941 Historical Aircraft Group Museum is dedicated to the restoration, preservation, display, and flight of aircraft of the World War II and Korean War eras, as well as the recognition of all United States Military personnel for their service and sacrifice.
Our October monthly meeting will be Thursday, 11 Oct 07.
1941hag.org   (135 words)

 1938 In Aviation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
He graduated from Chadsey in 1938 as the world was changing, then headed to...
Now enshrined in the Michigan Aviation Hall of Fame, and wearing his Tuskegee...
their action scenes, Hughes, because of the contributions he'd made to aviation, got the...
www.wikiverse.org /1938-in-aviation   (211 words)

 Review of Wooldridge, Summer 1999   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Little of any length or depth has been written about naval air’s interwar developments, especially from such a deeply personal aspect, and so this new effort, from an experienced author, historian, and naval aviator, is welcome.
An interesting aside relates how early air operations were frequently filmed, so that aviators could study launching and recovery techniques.
It is an interesting quandary: operations between 1919 and 1941 seem to have accepted losses in lives and machines for the sake of greater freedom and more colorful personalities.
www.nwc.navy.mil /press/Review/1999/summer/br11-su9.htm   (645 words)

 1941 in aviation - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
* August 1 - the United States embargoes the sale of aviation fuel to Japan.
Usaaf Aircraft Markings and Camouflage 1941-1947: The History of Usaaf Aircraft Markings, Insignia, Camouflage & Colors (Schiffer Military Aviation History (Hardcover))
Blankets of Fire: U.S. Bombers over Japan During World War II (Smithsonian History of Aviation and Spaceflight Series)
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /1941_in_aviation.htm   (715 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
He attended elimination flight training at Robertson, Mo., and was appointed an aviation cadet on 28 January 1941.
Smartt completed aviation training at Pensacola, Fla., and was promoted to ensign on 17 September 1941.
Ensign Smartt was assigned to Patrol Squadron 11, USNAS Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, T.H., and was killed in action on 7 December 1941 during the Japanese attack on that island.
www.hazegray.org /danfs/escorts/de257.txt   (544 words)

 World War Two - The History Beat
On June 22, 1941, the Germans launched a surprise invasion, codenamed Operation Barbarossa, against their erstwhile Russian allies.
Japan saw this as an act of aggression as it needed the oil for its war efforts, and on December 7, 1941, the Japanese navy attacked the American Fleet at Pearl Harbor.
Aviation in Newfoundland and Labrador - A brief look at air and army base development and World War Two/post-war operations.
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