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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

  • Daniel Mangan

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 95th Bomb Group
    Daniel J Mangan was the pilot of B-17 42-38123 'To Hell Or Glory'. The aircraft suffered mechanical failure and crashed at Outer, Belgium on 23 June 1944. Mangan and Flight engineer Huff died after departing the aircraft, attempting a "double"...

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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