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  The Amazing George Welch: Part One
George was to report to the 47th Fighter Squadron based at Wheeler Field on the Hawaiian island of Oahu.
George was never the wallflower type and took to the social scene with his typical self-confidence.
Welch and Taylor had flown their P-40B fighters over to the small airfield at Haleiwa as part of a plan to disperse the squadron’s planes away from Wheeler.
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  George Welch - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
George Welch was originally born George Louis Schwartz, Jr., but changed his name to avoid the anti-German sentiment surrounding World War I.
However, Welch disregarded this order, and during a test flight on October 1, 1947 he entered a steep dive from 35,000 ft. During the dive, Welch observed symptoms compatible with Mach jump, and a sonic boom was heard at the base.
Welch went on to serve with the army again in the Korean War as an instructor where he reportedly downed several enemy aircraft while "supervising" his students.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/George_Welch   (764 words)

  
 Valor: Pearl Harbor and Beyond - May 1993
George Welch and Kenneth Taylor were awakened by the scream of aircraft engines and the sound of exploding bombs.
By the time Welch was airborne for his third sortie, the Japanese armada of some 350 aircraft had departed for their carriers, leaving the US Pacific Fleet in ruins and having destroyed most of the US military aircraft parked wingtip-to-wingtip as a safeguard against sabotage.
Welch's four confirmed victories in his first combat experience were an illustrious start for a distinguished war record as a fighter pilot that was to span the next two years in the Pacific.
www.afa.org /magazine/valor/0593valor.asp   (858 words)

  
 George Schwartz Welch, Major, United States Air Force
George Welch was originally born George Louis Schwartz, Jr., but changed his name to avoid the anti-German sentiment surrounding World War I. He completed 3 years of a mechanical engineering degree from Purdue University before joining the Army Air Corps in 1939.
Welch was saying that instead of going to sleep, he wanted to drive back to their own base at nearby Haleiwa Field for a nice Sunday morning swim.
Welch began testing the prototype P-86 (later redesignated F-86) Sabre, a new jet fighter which combined the aerodynamic advances of the propeller-driven Mustang with the lessons of swept-wing research the Germans had developed for their jet aircraft toward the end of the war.
www.arlingtoncemetery.net /gswelch.htm   (1625 words)

  
 George Welch
Lieutentant WELCH'S initiative, presence of mind, coolnes (sic) under fire against overwhelming odds in his first battle, expert maneuvering of his plane, and determined action contributed to a large extent toward driving off this sudden unexpected enemy air attack.
The citation description of the Welch P-40 taking fire seems to be a combination of what happened to Taylor's P-40 and a P-36 flown by Lt. Philip Rasmussen, who scored one kill in aerial combat that day.
One of the stories about George is that he wore a parachute under his dinner jacket one weekend night to a dance in the Royal Hawaiian Hotel ballroom.
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 myroots - Welch Clocks
Elisha Niles Welch, the brilliant financier and clock producer, was born on February 7, 1809, in Chatham, Connecticut to George and Zelina Niles Welch.
His father, George Welch, died in 1843 and within only one year at the age of 33, Elisha I was able to purchase the family foundry.
Welch, died from angina pectoris on August 2, 1887, in Forestville, Connecticut, leaving an estate in excess of $5 million at a time when the average annual family income was less than $800.
www.myroots.net /documents/welch-clocks.htm   (1179 words)

  
 The Amazing George Welch: Part two
Welch went for dinner and a beer, and as was his habit, he spoke with Millie Palmer, a local girl who made Pancho’s her home away from home.
As soon as Welch landed after his second low speed flight in the “fixed gear” XP-86, he was informed that his wife Jan had gone into labor with their first child.
Welch did not realize it at the time, but this maneuver was to greatly increase the force of his sonic boom as it slammed into the earth.
home.att.net /~historyzone/Welch2.html   (5037 words)

  
 Major George Schwartz "Wheaties" Welch USAAF // Chief Test Pilot, North American Aviation (1947-1954)
Welch was a graduate of St. Andrew's School in Middletown and attended Purdue University (Engineering: Phi Delta Upsilon Fraternity) before enlisting in 1939.Randolph and Kelley USAAC Fields, TX and Hamilton Field, CA.
George "Wheaties" Welch was not only lucky enough to climb with a P-40B, but skilled enough to down four aggressors during that day of infamy.
Unfortunately for Welch, the intermediate chain of command, their pride evidently smarting from having been caught off guard and suffering the evastation they did, reasoned absurdly that Welch had taken off without proper authorization and could therefore not be awarded the nation's highest military award; the award was downgraded to a Distinguished Service Cross.
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 Medal of Honor Nominees on Film: George S. Welch
Welch got into his car with Taylor at the start of the attack and, braving the falling bombs and strafing from the Japanese planes, the two made their way to Haleiwa, taking off while the attack was in progress.
Welch and Taylor were two of only a half-dozen American fighter pilots to get airborne on the Day of Infamy; while each of the six men scored confirmed kills, Welch was the most successful with four while Taylor scored three.
Welch was nominated for the Medal of Honor for his actions on the Day of Infamy, and the Air Force Chief, General Henry H. Arnold was reportedly anxious to receive the nomination.
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 Pearl Harbor, George Welch, Ken Taylor, Fritz Hebel
At that moment, just ten miles south of Lieutenants Welch and Taylor, carrier-based dive bombers, torpedo planes and fighters of the Imperial Japanese Navy were beginning their carefully planned sneak attack on the great American naval base at Pearl Harbor, as well as its surrounding airfields.
As Welch and Taylor walked to their car to head back to their own base, they saw sixty-two new Curtiss P-40 "Tomahawks" parked wing tip to wing tip, so they could be guarded, "against sabotage."
Welch kicked his rudder and the Tomahawk whipped around and blasted the Val, though his own plane had been hit once more.
www.aviation-history.com /airmen/pearl.htm   (1115 words)

  
 George Welch obituary
George Welch, age 86 of Waconia, formerly of International Falls, died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 1997 at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia, Minn.
George was preceded in death by wife Margaret (Mann) Welch and infant daughter, Doris.
He is survived by two sons, Alvin and Collette Welch of Delano, and Le Roy and Penny Welch of Annandale; two daughters, Darlene Carlson of Toronto, Canada, and Janice and John Ludwig of Cold Spring, Minn.; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
www.herald-journal.com /obits/1997/welch1097.html   (119 words)

  
 Building George Welch’s Pearl Harbor P-40B In 1/32 Scale by Phillip Gore
The color scheme and markings were patterned after the Curtiss P-40B flown by Lt. George Welch’s during the attack on Pearl Harbor, where he was credited with shooting down four enemy aircraft.
Welch was sent to Korea to fly demonstration flights for pilots after F-86s had been deployed to Japanese and South Korean fighter bases.
Welch died on May 25, 1953 after sustaining severe injuries from ejecting out of a damaged YF-100 (Super Sabre).
www.p40warhawk.com /Models/Builds/PhillipGore/P-40B/P-40B.htm   (1075 words)

  
 CAPT. GEORGE WELCH- CAPTAIN OF THE SAN JOSE GUARDS
George Welch was born in County Down, Ireland, in 1837, which country he left in the spring of 1853, coming to Malone, New York, with an older brother, where he completed his education.
Captain Welch was married, in 1862, to Miss Kate Rielly, a native of Cork, Ireland, who came to this county with her grandmother, her parents having died when she was an infant.
Welch five children: Annie M., Mary E., George, Kate, and John M. The eldest is married and living in Hong Kong, China.
www.santaclararesearch.net /SCBIOS/gwelch.html   (328 words)

  
 P-40B Warhawk George Welch 1:48 Carousel 6102
Welch left Purdue after two years to enlist in the Army Air Corps as a pilot candidate in 1939.
Welch paused to determine that his plane was not seriously damaged, and returned to the fight in time to see Taylor flame another dive bomber.
Welch then knocked down another Japanese dive bomber and saw a second victim of Taylor's crash on the beach.
www.badcataviation.com /pwagewe1caon.html   (596 words)

  
 About Welch Propane
With his father’s help, George slowly began getting into the gas business, and in 1955, he relocated to Main Street and started retailing butane and propane gas to area rural customers.
The latest expansion of Welch Propane (Cass County Butane Co., Inc.) was in 1995-96 with the addition of the Texarkana storage facility, appliance and offices and mini-storage buildings.
Known throughout Texas and the nation for their strong beliefs and efforts in marketing, Welch Propane was the winner of the National Marketing Achievement Award in 1985 and the recipient of the 1995 Texas Railroad Commission “Superstar” award for marketing.
www.welchpropane.com /About.htm   (476 words)

  
 About Welch Gas
Welch Energy, a wholesale Propane transport corporation, was formed in 1977 by Hershel and George, Sr., primarily to supply propane to their own locations.
The name “Welch” is synonymous with “Texas Propane Gas Association” as all members of the WelchGas families, beginning with Mr.
Four members of the Welch family have served as President of the Texas Propane Gas Association – George Welch, Sr., 1971-72, Hershel G. Welch, 1984-85, George Welch, Jr., 1996-97, and Wes Welch is currently serving the 2001-2002 term.
www.welchgas.com /about.htm   (342 words)

  
 George Welch - Pearl Harbor Hero
In the beginning of December, 1941, Welch and 2nd Lt. Kenneth Taylor had moved their P-40s away from the main airfield at Wheeler to a nearby auxiliary field at Haleiwa as part of a gunnery exercise.
Welch was nominated for the Medal of Honor for his actions on Pearl Harbor Day, and the Air Force Chief, General Henry H. Arnold was reportedly anxious to receive the nomination.
George Welch article at the Hollywood and the Medal of Honor site - an excellent site, including one of my all-time favorite Civil War heroes: Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain
www.acepilots.com /usaaf_welch.html   (1134 words)

  
 George Welch
George Welch worked hard at the race game, had just earned a shot at driving Frank Trinkaus's 62Jr, and was doing well behind the wheel of the yellow and blue car.
George's life ended tragically at the start of a race North of Albany while he was flagging, by someone pulling out of line before he passed the flagger.
(L-R) George Welch the 2nd, George Welch the 3rd, Bert Welch, and NYSSCA President John Keegan.
www.o-graham.com /photopage52.html   (75 words)

  
 Ken Taylor: The Reluctant Hero
Because Welch received his commision in the U.S. Army Air Corps a few months prior to his fellow pilot, by military procedures he was decorated just before Taylor on Jan. 8, 1942 at an Army Air Corps medal presentation ceremony at Wheeler Field, Hawaii.
As he modestly related his role in repulsing, with fellow pilot George Welch, the overwhelming odds of some 300 Japanese aircraft, he described it something akin to shooting fish in a barrel.
At right is the Distinguished Service Cross, the medal awarded to Ken Taylor and George Welch for heroism during the attack on Pearl Harbor.
www.pearlharborhero.net /index.html   (1210 words)

  
 The Online Office of Congressman Peter Welch - Home
Watch as Congressman Welch questions Secretary of State Rice at the Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the state of corruption in the Iraqi government:
Washington, DC - Rep. Peter Welch supported new bipartisan legislation to reauthorize the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) and provide health care for 10 million low income children this afternoon.
Washington, DC - The U.S. House of Representative's attempt to override President George Bush's veto of legislation renewing the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), H.R., was blocked today by a vote of 273 to 156.
welch.house.gov   (151 words)

  
 RaganSmith :: George H. Welch
George Welch, a 1986 civil engineering graduate of Tennessee Technological University, has recently been named Vice President of Ragan-Smith.
He has over 19 years of experience in land development consulting with specialized knowledge in engineering of residential devleopments including such prestigious developments as The Governors Club and Avalon.
George is currently the Secretary/Treasurer for the Nashville Branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
www.ragansmith.com /about/people/ppl_georgewelch.html   (89 words)

  
 Welch & Company LLP :: Our Firm
We've been helping our clients since 1918, when George Andrew Welch founded the firm in Ottawa, Canada.
Since then, we've grown into a mid-sized, full service firm of Chartered Accountants with a staff of over 200 people and 11 offices in Ontario and Quebec - making Welch and Company LLP the 18th largest accounting firm in Canada.
We strive to be more than just your accountant; we are your business experts.
www.welchandco.ca /en/our_firm.html   (131 words)

  
 (Hope) George C. Welch - Obituaries - VillageSoup
HOPE (June 29): George Welch, a noted naval architect and marine surveyor, died June 23, 2007 at his home in Hope at the age of 66.
He spent much of his childhood living out Kenneth Grahame's dictum that "nothing, absolutely nothing, is as worthwhile as messing about in boats." As a teenager, he cruised the coast of Maine extensively, and for the rest of his life returned often to his favorite harbors and coves.
Memorial donations may be made to the Friends of Rockland Public Library, P.O. Box 764, Rockland, ME 04841; or the charity of one's choice.
knox.villagesoup.com /announcements/ObituaryStory.cfm?StoryID=95574&storytypeid=1   (473 words)

  
 P40-B Pearl Harbour 2nd Lt. George Welch 16 vict.-Diecast, diecast models, diecast model cars, diecast cars, racing ...
This is the P40-B Pearl Harbor 2nd Lt. George Welch version.
Welch was victorious in 16 battles with this plane.
Wing span is 9.5 inches, the length is 8 inches, the weight is over one full pound.
www.replicarz.com /prodinfo.asp?number=C6102   (139 words)

  
 MAXWELL MUSEUM
Seated l to r: Charles H. Welch, Elizabeth Cunningham Welch (granddaughter of Pine Grove/Grove City, PA pioneer Valentine Cunningham), George M. Welch, Col. Norman J. Maxwell and Flora Maxwell Welch.
Gavin kindly offered the rifle to the Welch Family as part of a courtesy "right of first refusal", knowing that the rifle was a family heirloom.
Though not able to attend, Max was a major contributor for the Granite Stone presented at the 1996 Memorial Day Re-dedication Ceremony in Grove City, PA because of his proud connection to his heritage.
www.100thpenn.com /colmaxwellmuseum.htm   (2826 words)

  
 Parent Reviews of George Welch Elementary School - West Monroe, Louisiana - LA
When anyone ask me where my daughter goes to school and I tell them George Welch the comment is always the same.
I've had one leave George Welch, one about to leave and one on the way there.
I was blown away while my child attended George Welch at the level of education they received.
www.greatschools.net /school/parentReviews.page?id=1460&state=LA   (310 words)

  
 MySpace.com - george welch - 57 - Male - UK - www.myspace.com/170408837
MySpace.com - george welch - 57 - Male - UK - www.myspace.com/170408837
hey george, whats the proper name for that boat place on the ouseburn..
Hi George,good to see you last tuesday.Ive told Paul your version of WE TALK is better than his.Look forward to seeing you soon.From Phil and the Caffs.
profile.myspace.com /index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendid=170408837   (304 words)

  
 POG: Lisa Cooper & George Welch
George Welch began in the Bronx but has been in Tucson for more than two decades, and was one of the original artists teaching when Pima College's West Campus broke ground.
With a master's degree from Bank Street College in New York, Welch has been painting for 34 years.
He is a color field lyrical abstractionist, and his concerns are chaos, order, yin-yang, and reconciliation, i.e.
www.u.arizona.edu /~nathanso/pog/flyercooperwelch.html   (342 words)

  
 George Welch Elementary School, Dover Afb, Delaware, United States
George Welch Elementary School, Dover Afb, Delaware, United States
If you wish to join the alumni association of George Welch Elementary School, please fill up the registration form.
Is George Welch Elementary School not the institute you are searching for?
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