Warren P Allen

Military

Object Number - UPL 22152 - Crew #629 - Warren P. Allen Crew 466th BG - 786th BS Standing Left to Right: James P. Sampson (N), Warren P. Allen (P), Walter J. Sebo (CP),...

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Units served with

Three little girls hold up a balloon celebrating the 100th mission of the 466th Bomb Group in front of a B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-95592) nicknamed "Black Cat". Handwritten caption on reverse: 'On our 100 Mission party Day- 18 Aug 1944, Attlebridge, 466th- wouldn't it be something if we could identify these girls? How could I do it?'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 786th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 18097531
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade)
  • Role/Job: Nose Gunner

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Red Hot Riding Hood
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 786th Bomb Squadron

Missions

  • Date: 11 August 1944
  • Date: 12 August 1944
  • Date: 18 August 1944

Places

Aerial photograph of Attlebridge airfield, looking north, the fuel store and a T2 hangar are in the upper centre, 31 January 1946. Photograph taken by No. 90 Squadron, sortie number RAF/3G/TUD/UK/51. English Heritage (RAF Photography).
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Attlebridge Arsenal, Station 120

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

McAlester, OK 74501, USA 15 January 1924

Other

466th BG Combat Tour

Attlebridge, Norwich, Norfolk NR9, UK 27 April 1944 - 5 September 1944 30 combat missions

Died

McAlester, OK 74501, USA 16 July 1971

Buried

McAlester, OK 74501, USA 19 July 1971 Oak Hill Memorial Park McAlester Pittsburg County Oklahoma, USA Plot: Masonic

Revisions

Date9 Jun 2016 03:37:38
Contributor466thHistorian
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date9 Jun 2016 03:17:32
Contributor466thHistorian
Sources

466th BG Archives

Date27 Sep 2014 18:27:10
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit roster in the book 'Attlebridge Arsenal' by Wassom & Brassford, page 343

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