Fred H Geitz

Military

Object Number - UPL 30890 - Staff Sergeant Fred H Geitz, Ball Turret Gunner, 306th Bomb Group.

Flew 35 missions on "Extra Joker" piloted by Jack Lewis. Reported to the ETO on 26 Jul 1944. Departed the ETO on 08 Mar 1945. He was afterwards a high school teacher and athletics coach at North High School, Des Moines.

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People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 369th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-765271
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Pilot

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Born

Des Moines, IA, USA 16 September 1925

Revisions

Date6 Mar 2022 10:34:44
ContributorHelen
Sources

Iowans of the Mighty 8th

Date27 Sep 2014 18:10:18
ContributorAAM
Sources

306th BG Association Directory, 1 September 1999 Edition, 306th BGA Collection, Russell Strong Index Cards, / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / http://www.306bg.org/crewphotos/Crew%20Pictures%20Adam-Rector/Crew%20Pi…

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