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Coburn Glenn Arledge


Retired from the USAF with the rank of Major.


Units served with

  • 365th Fighter Group

    365th Fighter Group

    The Group moved to England in December 1943 as part of the Ninth Air Force. Flying P-47s, the Group took part in missions over northern France designed to weaken Germany's ability to repulse the planned Allied invasion of summer 1944. After the...

  • 386th Fighter Squadron


Associated Place


Event Location Date
Born Birmingham, AL, USA 1 September 1923
Shot Down 50490 Saint-Sauveur-Lendelin, France 7 June 1944

Shot down by flak. He was captured after bailing out. He was wounded but was able to evade capture for a week

Captured 50700 Morville, France 14 June 1944
POW Zagan, Poland 15 June 1944 – 29 April 1945

Stalag Luft III

Died Huntsville, AL, USA 15 September 1985
Buried Huntsville, AL, USA

Valhalla Memory Gardens
Madison County
Alabama, USA


Date Contributor Update
25 July 2016 03:46:36 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations