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... 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 Im talking about. This business has changed. Flyers arent pilots anymore, theyre engineers. This is a college mans 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 oclock 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 courseI dont want to hurt anyones feelings. One or two news bulletins would be ample per day! But the old geese, wellIve said my piece!”
—Anne Frank (19291945)