Extract from Individual Deceased Personnel File (IDPF) for 2nd Lieutenant Richard Fassl of the 93rd Bomb Group researched by historian Bill Beigel. The file contains copies of primary documents that discuss the return of personal effects, circumstances and causes of death, and memorialisation of the fallen airman.
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93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...
Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
On 3 Feb 1944, B-24D #41-24192 'Dogpatch Raider' lost an engine and aborted during a mission to Emden and during the landing attempt, a/c appeared to lose control and crash near Hempnall. Killed in Action (KIA).
Assigned to 328th BS, 93rd BG, 8th AF. Flew on the 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid, with Lt Avendano and crew, diverting to Pachino, Sicily on return