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Donald K Fargo

Military

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

Service

Units served with

  • 305th Bomb Group Can Do

    305th Bomb Group Can Do

    Group
    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...

Events

Event Location Date
Born 27 February 1905
Died 4 September 1968

Revisions

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

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
Sources

Lee Cunningham 23-Nov-2014. Born, died and burial events. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=32673888; CO 305BG dates: http://www.usaaf.com/8thaf/bomber/305bg.HTM

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

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

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