Robert E Allen

Military

Shot down by fighters on return from mission to Oscherleben on 11 Jan 1944 in B-17G #42-39893. Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

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Units served with

A pathfinder B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 44-8258) of the 401st Bomb Group. Image by Robert Astrella. Written on slide casing: '48258 14 A, Mount Farm.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Little moe
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 615th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Carolina Queen
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 615th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 615th Bomb Squadron

Missions

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Other

Prisoner of War (POW)

Germany 1944-01-11

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:23:10
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2505 / MACR 2505, http://www.401bg.org/Main/History/Members/Details.aspx?ID=951 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database