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Leon L DelGrande


Joined Sqd 3/14/44. Ship exploded 4/21/44. Trans/93 BG 5/31/44. Completed tour 11/10/44. Pilot: Havens.


Units served with

  • 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    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...

  • 68th Bomb Squadron



Date Contributor Update
04 April 2020 19:25:12 jmoore43 Changes to aircraft associations

Added a connection to A/C #41-29418 listed on the plaque photo attached to the pilot Forrest Havens.

Date Contributor Update
15 January 2016 06:35:33 ddelgrande Changes to highest rank, role and biography

Updated by his son, David Del Grande

Date Contributor Update
01 May 2015 15:47:04 usxpat Changes to place associations

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:18:32 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Webb Todd