Donald Everhart Allen

Military

Object Number - UPL 12821 - North American P-51D Mustang 44-73304 QP-U "Blondie" - assigned to 2Lt Marvin W Arthur of the 334th Fighter Squadron, 4th Fighter Group, at Debden...

Assigned to 334FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. S/Sgt Allen was a talented artist, who was kept busy with nose art requests from pilots of the 334th Fighter Squadron.

Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME (6 Battle stars), Good Conduct Medal.

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People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 4th Fighter Group 334th Fighter Squadron No 71 'Eagle' Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-885176
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Nicknames: Miss DALLAS
  • Unit: 4th Fighter Group 334th Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Nicknames: Meg
  • Unit: 4th Fighter Group 334th Fighter Squadron 336th Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Nicknames: Miss DALLAS
  • Unit: 4th Fighter Group 334th Fighter Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Nicknames: Miss Dallas
  • Unit: 4th Fighter Group 334th Fighter Squadron
A P-51 Mustang (serial number 44-13984), nicknamed "Meg". This aircraft was piloted by Lieutenant Clarence Boretsky of the 334th Fighter Squadron, the 4th Fighter Group, at Debden. Handwritten on slide:"P51 QP B Richie ?"
  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Nicknames: Meg, Davey Lee
  • Unit: 4th Fighter Group 334th Fighter Squadron

Missions

  • Date: 21 June 1944
  • Official Description: The Eighth begins shuttle bombing missions (FRANTIC) between UK and bases in USSR. P-47’s (2 groups) escort the Heavy Bombers from just off German coast to Stendal where a P-51 group continues escort to, and suppprt over, the target (synthetic oil...

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Cleveland, OH, USA 14 October 1919

Enlisted

89 Carothers Rd, Newport, KY 41071, USA 9 March 1942

Based

Debden 9 December 1942 - 26 August 1945 Assigned to 334FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF.

Other

Promotion

Debden, Loughton IG10 3SW, UK 1 April 1943 Promoted to S/Sgt.

Died

Rocky River, OH 44116, USA 15 August 2013

Buried

North Olmsted, OH, USA Sunset Memorial Park North Olmsted Cuyahoga County Ohio, USA

Revisions

Date29 Mar 2016 15:42:07
ContributorAl_Skiff
Sources

AAM DB Entry.

Date29 Mar 2016 12:56:19
ContributorPyker
Sources

Added additional data from personal knowlege and Association of the 4th Fighter Group.

Date24 Mar 2015 20:25:25
Contributorapollo11
Sources

Personal research & 'The Debden Warbirds' by Frank E. Speer.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:07:27
ContributorAAM
Sources

'1000 Destroyed' by Capt. Grover C. Hall, Jr. / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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