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Donald C Allen


"DC", as he was called, attended the following service schools:
Adv. Bomb Trng - AFV Big Springs Texas in 44
Bmbdr Refresher - MAAF Midland Texas in 45
Bmbdr Instructor - MAAF Midland Texas in 45

He arrived in England on June 28, 1944
And left there March 29, 1945

His date of relief from active duty was November 19, 1945



  • James Bridges

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner | 458th Bomb Group

  • Robert Brittain

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Counter Measures (radar) | 458th Bomb Group
    INT landed in Sweden on 17 Jan 45 in B-24 41-28963.

  • Erich Gagel

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 458th Bomb Group

  • Amisa Gilpatrick

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Engineer | 458th Bomb Group

  • Dugald Hagadon

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner | 458th Bomb Group

  • Robert Lehr

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 458th Bomb Group

  • Richard Strosnider

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 458th Bomb Group

  • Herbert Woodward

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 458th Bomb Group

  • Wallace Young

    Military | Private | Gunner | 458th Bomb Group

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Units served with

  • 458th Bomb Group

    458th Bomb Group

    The 458th Bomb Group (H) entered combat with the 8th Air Force in February 1944. Based at Horsham St. Faith in England, the combat crews participated in the decisive Campaigns 'Big Week', 'Big B', D-Day and the assault on Germany's oil industry waged...

  • 752nd Bomb Squadron


Date Contributor Update
25 December 2019 14:01:40 Tagyou Changes to role

From his yearbook and paperwork. Im his daughter,

Date Contributor Update
30 November 2019 01:55:54 Tagyou Changes to media associations

Sara Grivas

Date Contributor Update
28 December 2015 20:35:21 Tagyou Changes to media associations

All information has been posted by DC's youngest daughter, Sara Kay Grivas from his military records.

Donald Charles Allen passed away on March 31, 2011 at the age of 89.

Date Contributor Update
28 December 2015 20:14:00 Tagyou Changes to nickname, highest rank, biography, awards and person associations

All of the above has been entered by his youngest daughter, Sara Kay Grivas. This information has been taken directly from his Military Record and Report of Separation Certificate of Service.

Donald C Allen passed away at the age of 89 on March 31, 2011.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:07:25 AAM AAM ingest
Sources / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia