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Leland Gordon Fiegel

Military

Commanding Officer of the 93rd Bomb Group 9-August-1943 to 27-Sep-1944.
Air Executive with Headquarters (381st Bomb Group). Commanding Officer 20th BG, 17 May 1945. Deputy Wing Commander 20th Combat Bomb Wing, 18 June 1945.

Service

Units served with

  • 20th Combat Bomb Wing

    20th Combat Bomb Wing

    Wing
    Prewar bombardment wing in the northwest. Moved to England, May–June 1943, for duty with Eighth Air Force. Received its first groups in November 1943 and served in combat in the European theater from December 1943 until April 1945. Returned to the US...

  • 381st Bomb Group

    381st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 381st Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Ridgewell, Essex between June 1943 and April 1945. The Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit Citations, the first for bombing shipyards at Bremen, whilst under heavy attack, on 8 October 1943 and...

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1 Mar 42 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15 May 42. the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida, to continue advanced flight training and also to fly antisubmarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico. They...

  • Headquarters (381st Bomb Group)

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Hardwick

    Military site : airfield
    Planned as an RAF bomber airfield, Hardwick was used first by the 310th Bomb Group, equipped with B-25 Mitchells. B-24 Liberators of the 93rd Bomb Group moved in briefly in March 1943, then returned in June 1943 remaining until the end of the war and...

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
25 October 2016 19:07:57 John Fiegel Changes to unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

family records

Date Contributor Update
25 October 2016 19:01:43 John Fiegel Changes to middlename, nickname, role, biography and awards
Sources

From family records.

Date Contributor Update
18 November 2014 11:16:47 Lucy May Changes to service number, role, biography and unit associations
Sources

Combined two entries for 'Leland G Fiegel'. This entry now includes information from the following source:
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / www.381st.org/UnitHistory/Data/Roster.aspx

Date Contributor Update
09 November 2014 20:24:53 Lee8thbuff Changes to highest rank, role, biography and place associations
Sources

Lee Cunningham 9-Nov-2014. http://www.usaaf.com/8thaf/bomber/93bg.HTM.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:18:24 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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

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