Thanks Henryk and Chris for your replies.
It sounds like a long, hard day, but it must have been necessary and I expect they were all taught according to their abilities. I noticed that there were also younger schools and schools for girls.
Do you know how many junacy there were doing aviation studies, and did those who were old enough move up into the Air Force?
Sent: Monday, February 14, 2011 7:14 PM
Subject: [Kresy-Siberia] Re: Gimnazjum Mechaniczno-Lotnicze - Sarafand" (Mechanical-Aviation Hig
My uncle, born 1926, was a Junak at Heliopolis from June 1943, after spending time in Palestine. From his story:
"Beside studying general knowledge, we were also learning about
aircraft engines, airframes and aircraft instruments. I was learning
to be an instrument mechanic. Our days began with revelle at 5.45
then physical training, washing, making beds and breakfast. First
lessons started at seven, a break for lunch was at 12.30, then back
again at 2.30 till five. There was a short break before tea, and
after tea we were back in the classrooms from seven till nine in the
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