World War II Naval aviator graduation day picture in Corpus Christy, Texas with their signatures on the back. Please feel free to verify and comment on names. I hope to find these men of the Greatest Generation and their families.
Robert Lee Wiedeman, my father, is in the front row and second from the right.
Others in this photo:
Darwin J. From, Salt Lake City, Utah; Harold W. Thompson, Mound City Missouri; Anthony F. Corbetta, Denver, Colorado; Joe Stammard; Robert B. Ruhstorfer, Germantown, Ohio; Robert M. Wegliy; Henry F. Urban, Daryld F. Walters, Presho South Dakota; Merton E. Powell, Topeka, Kansas; Sal D. Guido, Denver, Colorado; Phil Bindford, Denver, Colorado; Herb Flannby, Denver, Colorado; G.L. Carlson; Merlin J. Lee; Earl J Swanson, Elmoine Minnesota; Harold Early, Kansas City, Missouri; Wilson R. Morrill, Santa Rosa, California; Gilbert M. Jensen; Arthur H. Bayley; Marlin H. Moore; Leland Sauder; Joe Samson- “California”; Howard M. Smith, Marysville, Washington; Bobby Widholm, St. Paul; Danby, Wilcox, Akron, Ohio; George L.Wilson; Harold F. Rehein, Dodge City, Kansas; Esq. Frank Rupert, Lead, South Dakota, Ray Tinsley, Hanford, California; Robert (Doc) Reynolds, Sacramento, California; B.M. Zager; L. Duane Wallhafer, Topeka,Kansas; George Kilhmaster, Harrisville, Michigan; Hartford Rupp, San Francisco, California; W. Morsy;Dave Sho, Hellock, Minnesota; Arnold D. Westberg; W.L.Cunningham;
a/c R.L. Wiedeman U.S.N.R. 45 Batt G-1
Just amazing what we can find when we take the time to look.