Johannes Marines Andriesen Short Snorter
The Short Snorter Project
Johannes Marines Andriesen was initiated at Thunderbird Field in Glendale, AZ, on July 17, 1942, where he received his
primary training.  He went on to become a flight instructor and was discharged in December of 1945. He joined the active
reserve in 1947 and was instrumental in forming the 110th Radar Calibration Detachment at Boeing Field in Seattle.  He
was called to active duty in April of 1951 and perished on November 7, 1951, in the crash of a C-47 at Elmendorf AFB,
Alaska, following a routine radar calibration flight. In his effects was the attached Short Snorter sent in by his son, Larry.
Cadet Andriesen - circ. 1942
Joe Andriesen at far right - circ. about 1951