1/Lt. Lawrence J. Fleming


(W. Staggs collection via C. Smith)

1/Lt. Lawrence J. Fleming

38th FS - 06 January 1945 - End of War

Assigned Aircraft

Not Known

Mission History

38 Missions, 197 hours

Mission List

55th FG  Mission #

Date Target
305 14 January 1945 Magdeburg (flew as Yellow 2)
306 15 January 1945 Suttgart (flew as White 2)
307 16 January 1945 Dessau (flew as White 2)
309 21 January 1945 Mannheim (flew as Yellow 2)
311 29 January 1945 Kassel Henschel (flew as White 2)
312 01 February 1945 Mannheim/Strasbourg (flew as spare)
313 03 February 1945 Berlin (flew as Yellow 2)
315 09 February 1945 Weimar (flew as Yellow 2)
316 10 February 1945 Kampen, Holland (flew as spare)
317 14 February 1945 Merseberg (flew as Blue 4)
319 17 February 1945 Frankfurt (flew as Red 4)
321 20 February 1945 Nurnberg (flew as White 2)
325 24 February 1945 Bremen (flew as Red 4)
327 25 February 1945 Koblenz (flew as Yellow 4)
328 26 February 1945 Berlin (flew as Blue 2)
329 27 February 1945 Leipzig (flew as White 2)
330 28 February 1945 Munich (flew as White 2)
364 16 April 1945 Salzburg
Air Scores
Destroyed  
Probable  
Damaged  
Ground Scores
Destroyed
Damaged  
Score Detail 16 April 1945  Do-217 destroyed (ground) Munich-Brunnthal Landing Ground
Notes Lt. Fleming was born in 1922, in Green Bay, Wisconsin, where he graduated from high school in 1941. He then attended St. Norbert's College, West DePere, Wisconsin. He enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps in November 1942 and began his active military career in January 1943 as an aviation cadet. He was commissioned as a second lieutenant and received his pilot wings in Jackson, Mississippi, in March 1944, and then attended P-40 pilot training.
ASN - O-825420
21 December 1944 - Assigned to the 55th Fighter Group at Station 159
06 January 1945 - Joined the 38th Fighter Squadron
February 1945 - Awarded the Air Medal
10 March 1945 - Promoted from 2nd Lieutenant to 1st Lieutenant
July 1946 - Returned to the 55th Fighter Group (redesignated the 31st Fighter Group) in Germany, as part of the occupation forces, to serve as the group gunnery officer and flew P-80 aircraft at Giebelstadt and Kitzingen.

Passed away on 02nd September 2006

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