Lt Frank Wead

Some articles on wead, frank wead:

Frank Wead - Military Service
... A 1916 graduate of the United States Naval Academy, Wead began to promote Naval Aviation after World War I through air racing and speed competitions ... During World War I, Wead served on a minelayer in the North Sea ... On 29 May 1916, midshipmen Frank Wead, Calvin Durgin, John D ...

Famous quotes containing the words wead and/or frank:

    You know what I’m talking about. This business has changed. Flyers aren’t pilots anymore, they’re engineers. This is a college man’s game. Our work is done. The pioneering is over.
    —Frank W. Wead (1895?–1947)

    The radio ... goes on early in the morning and is listened to at all hours of the day, until nine, ten and often eleven o’clock in the evening. This is certainly a sign that the grown-ups have infinite patience, but it also means that the power of absorption of their brains is pretty limited, with exceptions, of course—I don’t want to hurt anyone’s feelings. One or two news bulletins would be ample per day! But the old geese, well—I’ve said my piece!
    —Anne Frank (1929–1945)