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John S Allard


Entered Army, July 1942; overseas, August 1942. Became chief of staff of 8th under Gen. Doolittle Jan '44 til May '45Ashes spread over Atlantic by James Dolittle.

Silver SStar, Legion of Mreit, Dist. Serv. Medal, French Croix de Guerre with Palm


Units served with

  • Headquarters (Eighth Air Force)

    Headquarters (Eighth Air Force)

    8th Air Force Headquarters opened in London under the command of General Carl A Spaatz on 19 June 1942. It oversaw all Commands, Wings and Groups engaged in the Strategic Bombing Campaign until February 1944, when it became US Strategic Air Forces in...


Event Location Date
Born Boston, Massachusetts
Died 1 October 1967
Buried Cremated


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:16:38 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Who's Who in the Eighth Air Force, February 1945