James B Allison Jr

Military

Object Number - UPL 22614 - Pilots of 5th ERS photographed on 9 March 1945. From L-R: Rear Row; Lt. Samuel T Korodi, Lt. Peter [NMI] Voninski, Lt. Dwight E Murkley, Lt. James B...

Assigned to 82FS, 78FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 83FS, 78FG 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 5th Emergency Rescue Squadron. End of War.

Awards: WWII Victory.

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Units served with

Places

Line up of P-47 Thunderbolts of the 82nd Fighter Squadron, 78th Fighter Group, at Duxford air base. September 1944. Printed caption on reverse of print: '55432 AC - War Birds Home To Rest - Republic P-47 Thunderbolts lined up on an 8th Air Force field in England after a daylight sweep over Germany. Crews have finished inspections and refueling.'
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: "Duckpond"

Events

Event Location Date Description

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Assigned

Duxford 2 September 1944 - 9 September 1944 Assigned to 82FS, 78FG, 8AF USAAF.

Other

Transferred

Duxford, Cambridge CB22, UK 9 September 1944 - 25 March 1945 Transferred to 83FS, 78FG 8AF USAAF.

Other

Transferred

Halesworth IP19, UK 25 March 1945 Transferred to 5th Emergency Rescue Squadron.
Austin, TX, USA

Revisions

Date24 May 2015 11:09:02
ContributorLucy May
Sources

See Little Friends website for a photo of Allison as part of the 5th Emergency Rescue Squadron:
http://www.littlefriends.co.uk/gallery.php?Group=5ers&Style=searchItem&ā€¦

Date24 May 2015 11:02:01
ContributorLucy May
Sources

Combined two entries for James B Allison. This entry now includes information from the following source:
Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

Date27 Sep 2014 18:14:07
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / EAGLES OF DUXFORD, The 78th Fighter Group in WW2 by Fry, p132

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