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Warren G Allen

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) in AC# 43-38111. Fighter attack led to midair collision with AC# 43-38050 of the same squadron. Crash landed at Bury St. Edmunds

Service

Units served with

  • 490th Bomb Group

    490th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 490th Bomb Group, like the 486th and 487th Bomb Groups transitioned from flying B-24 Liberators to B-17 Flying Fortresses, which were used in combat missions from late August 1944. Based at Eye, Suffolk, the Group were focused in the early months...

  • 849th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-38111

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 27/6/44; Hunter 13/7/44; Grenier 22/7/44; Assigned 849BS/490BG Eye 25/7/44; lost on training flight 5/1/45 with Don Wood, Co-pilot: John Smith, Navigator: Forest Redman, Ex Navigator: Warren Allen, Flight engineer/top turret gunner:...

Events

Event Location Date
Died 8 January 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:27:09 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Combat Chronology Supplements / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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