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Geiger Field

Military site : airfield

Detailed history

Named after Major Harold Geiger

English Heritage's record description

Not yet known

Service

Units

  • 301st Bomb Group

    301st Bomb Group

    Group
    Activated 3-February-1942 at Geiger Field, Washington and equipped with B-17s. On 27-May-1942 the ground unit moved to Alamogordo Army Air Field, New Mexico, and the aircraft went to Muroc Army Air Field (now Edwards Air Force Base), California for...

People

  • Clarence Fields

    Military | Major | Base Engineering Officer (S-4) | 34th Bomb Group
    Major Clarence D (‘Pappy’) Fields was the chief engineering officer (S-4) for the 95th Bomb Group at Horham from 1-Mar-1943 to 30-Nov-1944. While not regularly assigned to a flight crew, Pappy did fly on 8 missions with the 95th between 18-Mar-1944 and...

  • Daniel Mangan

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 95th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 334BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. Daniel J Mangan flew 27 missions as co-pilot with the 95th Bomb Group's "James Hagenbaugh" crew. He was piloting B-17 42-38123 'To Hell Or Glory' on his 29th mission. The aircraft suffered an in-flight fire, and...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 October 2014 23:44:13 Paul Bellamy Created entry with name, known as, latitude, longitude, usaaf from date, usaaf to date and history
Sources

401BG records (401BG Association)

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