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Creators:
Myhra, David
Dates:
1913 -1998
bulk 1982-1988
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7.91 Linear feet (20 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0065
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National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains interviews with Reimar and Walter Horten that were recorded by David Myhra.

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Reimar continues on military duties as distraction; [1:28] Reimar wanted to be independent on design and construction of H I, "responsibility.....is mine," the H I project, experimental testing, not a public demonstrator, once some bugs worked out, Reimar took H I to Rhön for public demonstration and possibly state support, Bruno Loertzer, chief/as...

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Reimar continues on military duties as distraction; [1:28] Reimar wanted to be independent on design and construction of H I, "responsibility.....is mine," the H I project, experimental testing, not a public demonstrator, once some bugs worked out, Reimar took H I to Rhön for public demonstration and possibly state support, Bruno Loertzer, chief/as...

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Walter was born November 13, 1913 [3:40] in Bonn, he was the second son; by 1934 Walter had earned his A, B, C Glider certificate; [5:42] Walter volunteered to join Infantry Regiment 17 in Braunschweig rather than be conscripted into Arbeitsdienst; February 4, 1934, Walter enlisted in Third Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, commanded by then Major...

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[Poor quality audio] Reimar and Wolfram as boys, Wolfram did not help with aircraft model work, more interested when H I built, Wolfram's Kriegsmarine career during 1930s, sailed to Argentina, Spain, India, and Japan; [4:54] Reimar influenced Wolfram to go into flying, German maritime industry, Wolfram's flying career and piloting skills, [10:53] W...