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Roy W Allen

Military

Crashed At Combles 6/14/44 in B-17 42-97579

Service

People

  • Gordon Long

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Right Waist Gunner | 457th Bomb Group

Units served with

  • 457th Bomb Group

    457th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 457th Bomb Group began combat operations during the Big Week of 20-25 February when American bombers carried out concentrated raids against German aircraft bases, factories and assembly plants. The air crews' targets on that first mission were...

  • 749th Bomb Squadron
  • 750th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-97579

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 28/12/43; Kearney 14/1/44; Presque Is 24/1/44; Assigned 749BS/457BG [G] Glatton 23/2/44; 750BS; Missing in Action Le Bourget 14/6/44 with Roy Allen, Co-pilot: Verne Lewis, Navigator: Joe Brusse, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Roy...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Prisoner of War Stalag Luft 3, Sagan, Germany 14 June 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 May 2015 15:47:52 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

Merged with duplicate record to include information from:
the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5804

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:24:40 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 5804 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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