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Donald R Allen

Military

Shot down 19 May 1944 in B-24 #4252638 'SKEETER II'. Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 448th Bomb Group

    448th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 448th Bombardment Group was organized on 6 April 1943 and activated on 1 May 1943 at Gowen Field, near Boise, Idaho. The initial training of the air crews took place in Florida. The entire group was assembled Wendover Field, Utah. Both air and...

  • 714th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Seething

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1942-43 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, Seething had three concrete runways, 51 hardstandings of both loop and 'frying-pan’ types, and two T2 hangars, one on each side of the airfield. It was home to the 448th Bomb Group, equipped with...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Portland, Oregon, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 19 May 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:07:40 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5029 / MACR 5029/ 448th Bomb Group: Liberators over Germany (crew picture pg 107) / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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