Allen Smuntan

Military

Shot down in A/C 44-40243. Became POW, 5/6/1944 France. Held at Stalag Luft 4 Gross-Tychow (formerly Heydekrug) Pomerania, Prussia (moved to Wobbelin Bei Ludwigslust) (To Usedom Bei Savenmunde) 54-16.

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Units served with

  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 491st Bomb Group 853rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 12187407
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 491st Bomb Group 853rd Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 491st Bomb Group 853rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 16078837
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Tender Foot
  • Unit: 491st Bomb Group 853rd Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Limerick, Canada

Other

Evaded

France 1944-06-05

Revisions

Date3 Jun 2022 12:22:54
ContributorWhite-Knight
Sources

National Archives USA POW Records

Date27 Sep 2014 18:03:27
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5633 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database