Spotswood Allen

Military

Assigned 32BS, 301BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Lechfeld 12-Sep-44 flak, crashed Karwendelhaus; Prisoner of War (POW) MACR 8622.

Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

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

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Something Else
  • Unit: 301st Bomb Group 32nd Bomb Squadron

Places

Prisoners of war, including Colonel Hubert Zemke of the 479th Fighter Group at Stalag Luft I.
  • Site type: Prisoner of war camp
  • Known as: Stalag Luft I, Barth, Germany

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Amherst, VA 14 August 1916 Son of William Kinkle and Sarah Spotswood [Huntt] Allen.

Enlisted

Minneapolis, MN 25 September 1942

Other

Baled out POW

Karwendelhaus, Germany 12 September 1944 Missing in Action Lechfeld 12-Sep-44 flak, crashed Karwendelhaus; Prisoner of War (POW) MACR 8622.

Other

Prisoner of War (POW)

Barth, Germany 12 September 1944 Prisoner of War (POW). Stalag Luft I.

Based

Lucera 12 September 1944 Assigned 32BS, 301BG, 15AF USAAF.