Masayuki Matsunaga was born on the island of Kauai in 1916 to a modest farm family. After working his way through college and graduating in 1941, he voluntarily joined the U.S. Army. In World War II, he served in the famed 100th Infantry Battalion, got wounded twice, and was awarded the Bronze Star. He joined the Military Intelligence Service to serve at the Pacific theater. At that point, he legally changed his name to "Spark" Masayuki Matsunaga, taken from his childhood nickname based on a cartoon character.
Teaching Years After his retirement from NASA in 1971, he became a professor at the University of Cincinnati under Aerospace Engineering. He taught there from 1971 to 1979. He taught graduate engineering courses in aircraft design and experimental flight mechanics. During 1977, he brought a plane to their school to teach his Flight Test Engineering II class about
He first flew when he began training, his first flight ended with him crashing the plane. After time, Manfred gained skill and became an excellent pilot. Richthofen experienced his first victory in the skies over Cambrai, France on 17 September 1916. Later in his career, he earned an award and became the leader of the fighting, squadron Jasta 11(Stardust Studios). Richthofen flew many aircrafts but by far he is most famous for flying a blood red Fokker Dr.1.
Ralph Ellison was born in Oklahoma City, on March 1, 1913 and died in New York, on April 16, 1994. He was a well known writer and teacher. Also a very well recognize as one of the best American novelists of the post-war period. He lived in Oklahoma in his youth, studying at public schools and suffering from the environment as many African-Americans. After receiving a scholarship, Ellison could focus on the music, his early passion and love; between 1933 and 1936 he was pursuing this at the Tuskegee Institute, specializing in trumpet.
The Addams Family musical is inspired by the creations of the legendary American cartoonist Charles Addams, who lived from 1912 until 1988. Addams had a wonderful childhood complete with devoted parents and middle-class comforts. His first foray into art was at the age of eight when he was arrested for breaking into a Victorian house that was undergoing repairs and drawing skeletons all over the walls. According to Linda Davis, Addams’ biographer, young Charles was “known as something of a rascal around the neighborhood.” In 1933, when he was just 21, his work was published in The New Yorker, and over the course of nearly 60 years, he became one of the magazine’s most cherished contributors. Charles Addams is most widely known for his ghoulish
This movie tells about a German pilot’s monomyth. The Red Baron was a German pilot named Manfred Von Richthofen . The start of a hero's journey is the ordinary world. For Manfred it is Germany before WWI. He was a child who was fascinated with airplanes who also was excellent at shooting his father’s rifle.
In 1945, Ralph Ellison wrote on his typewriter "I am an invisible man", and spent seven years exploring what that statement meant. Ellison described himself as a "Renaissance man" having studied photography, and training to become a symphony composer. At only eight years old, Ellison excelled in his musical abilities, playing the cornet and later in his life learning to play the trumpet. Ellison valued knowledge and wisdom and saw them as valuable virtues. Ralph Ellison lived in an era of individualism and new ideas, therefore he wrote The Invisible Man, a novel that features isolated settings, grotesque characters, and the theme of self-perception and the way others perceive you.
Starting in the 20s, these brothers formed their soon to be career plan and began drawing cartoons-- one of the most famous was a mouse; Mickey Mouse. Not only that, but Walt Disney himself designed how his soon to be famous amusement
The pairing of several melodic phrases throughout the composition adds to the sense of chaos and turbulence. The dramatic contrast of dynamics between themes, pitch, chromatic harmonies and discords used in Night on Bald Mountain are still used in musical scores for horror movies. I remember hearing this music in Disney’s Fantasia and thinking, “Boy, do I need to run.” It still has that same effect. In the movie, Chernabog, the evil god, appears in the final segment of the film and summons spirits around the mountain. There’s not another score of music that could perfectly illustrate the final scene of Disney’s Fantasia than Night of Bald Mountain.
The man who had published the current pressure tables was named Otto Lilienthal and he was pioneer in the field of gliders (6). When Lilienthal died it inspired Orville Wright and his brother Wilbur to continue the work he had been working on (6). Working for months, the Wright brothers made and tested over 200 designs for airplane wings to update the incorrect pressure tables (8). They made a homemade wind tunnel which allowed them to test airfoils while gaging how much lift the wing they were testing could produce (8). After the Wright Brothers found an ideal wing shape updated the pressure tables the brothers were able to move on to building gliders that would
In this part, Schlosser looks at Ray Kroc and Walt Disney 's confounded relationship and in addition every man 's ascent to acclaim. This part likewise considers the mind boggling, productive strategies for promoting to kids. Amid a visit to the Ray A. Kroc Museum, Schlosser watches the Disneyesque tone that plagues the space. Schlosser claims that this is one and only of numerous similitudes shared between the McDonald 's and Walt Disney Corporations. Both Kroc and Disney were conceived in Illinois a year separated; they both dropped out of secondary school; they served together in World War I; they both moved to Southern California after the war.
In June of 1918, the country of Germany cheered for their young pilot Hermann Wilhelm Goering, as he received the Ordre Pour Le Merite, which honoured him for destroying more than eight enemy aircraft in battle. This was only one of the many awards he would receive during his lifetime. No one could’ve possibly guessed the dark path young Goering would choose in his future, in which he would become one of Adolf Hitler’s closest supporters and the creator of the Gestapo, the infamous secret service. Born January 1st in 1893, he was the fourth son of five children, a child of his father’s second wife. He was sent to military school and graduated with honours, joining the German army in 1912.
Around this time, Disney began experimenting with a camera, doing hand-drawn cel animation, and decided to open his own animation business. From the ad company, he recruited Fred Harman as his first employee” (Editors, Biography.com ). He and Harman made a deal with a local theater to show people their cartoons. After the success of their cartoons, Disney was able to get his own studio, which he called Laugh-O-Grams, which was the name of his cartoons that was shown at the theater. His most successful cartoon was Mickey Mouse, which is still being shown today.
William A. Bishop was born on February 8, 1894 in Owen Sound, Ontario. He was an observer and a flying ace in World War I and an air marshal for the RCAF during World War II. He attended the Royal Military College and enlisted into the Canadian Mounted Rifles after World War I began. He decided to transfer to the Royal Flying Corps due to poor trench war conditions and became a successful ace fighter pilot after being an observer for 4 months. After the war, Billy starts tours in America about his wartime experiences.
General Bernard A. Schriever, dubbed “America’s Missile Man” by Time magazine in 1957, would pave the way for America’s dominance in space and further United States Air Power in the 1960’s with his achievement of building and sustaining an intercontinental ballistic missile force. General Schriever was born September 14th 1910 in Bremen, Germany. In 1917 Schriever, along with his mother and brother, escaped the First World War and emigrated to New York to join Schriever’s father who had worked as an engineering officer on an interned German ship line (93). According to the class text, “in 1923 Schriever became a naturalized United States citizen” (94). In 1931 Schriever began his military career eventually being promoted to Colonel, in the early 1940’s he was made Chief, Scientific Liaison Section, Deputy Chief of Staff, Materiel where he lead the Scientific Advisory Board originally formed by Hap Arnold in 1944.