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 1919-10-14

Enlisted

89 Carothers Rd, Newport, KY 41071, USA 1942-03-09

Based

Debden 1942-12-09 - 1945-08-26 Assigned to 334FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF.

Other

Promotion

Debden, Loughton IG10 3SW, UK 1943-04-01 Promoted to S/Sgt.

Died

Rocky River, OH 44116, USA 2013-08-15

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
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'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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