Skip to main content

Lt. John T Allen of Tulsa, OK, 61st Fighter Squadron, 56th Fighter Group.



  • 56th Fighter Group

    56th Fighter Group

    Flying P-47 Thunderbolts throughout their time stationed in England, the Group, known as "the Wolfpack", had more ace pilots than any other Eighth Air Force Fighter Group. The 56th Fighter Group also destroyed more enemy aircraft in air combat than any...

  • 61st Fighter Squadron


  • John Allen

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot
    Assigned to 61st FS, 56th FG on 1 November 1944 and transferred to 79th FS, 20th FG on 28th September 1945.


  • Boxted

    Military site : airfield
    Boxted was built for heavy bombers and became operational from May 1943. In the few months B-26 Marauders of the 386th Bomb Group were stationed there, there were two night attacks by the Luftwaffe. On 17 August 1943, one man was killed when bombs...


Date Contributor Update
02 April 2016 13:05:16 Pyker Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations

Uploaded media of John T Allen to replace poorer quality one previously uploaded and made correct associations.