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Donald K Fargo


Commanding Officer 305th Bombardment Group 18-May-1943 to late October 1943.



  • Russell Kiggins

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Flight Engineer / Top Turret Gunner | 305th Bomb Group Can Do
    Assigned to 364BS, 305BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Schweinfurt 14-Oct-43 in B-17 42-29952 'Sizzle'; downed by enemy aircraft, crashed Bosseveldt, near Maastricht, Holland. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 917 Awards: AM, PH.

Units served with

  • 305th Bomb Group Can Do

    305th Bomb Group Can Do

    The 305th Bombardment Group (Heavy), nicknamed "Can Do" was activated 1-March-1942 at Salt Lake City Air Base, Utah which was their primary training base until 11-Jun-1942 when they relocated to Geiger Field, Washington until 29-Jun-1942, then on to...

Associated Place

  • Chelveston

    Military site : airfield
    Chelveston was adapted and expanded in preparation for the arrival of American forces. Rather than heavy bombers, the first aircraft to fly from its runways were C-47 Skytrains that were flown by the 60th Troop Carrier Group in July 1942. The first...


Event Location Date
Born 27 February 1905
Died 4 September 1968


Date Contributor Update
23 November 2014 21:06:03 Lee8thbuff Changes to place associations

Lee Cunningham 23-nov-2014. Added connection to Chelveston.

Date Contributor Update
23 November 2014 20:26:34 Lee8thbuff Changes to biography, awards and events

Lee Cunningham 23-Nov-2014. Born, died and burial events.; CO 305BG dates:

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:07:36 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Who's Who in the Eighth Air Force and/or Biographical Directory Command & Staff Officers Eighth Air Force 1942-45