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Brooks Allen

Military

Assigned to 79FS, 20FG, 8AF USAAF. End of war.

Service

Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 20th Fighter Group

    20th Fighter Group

    Group
    In August 1943, the 20th Fighter Group arrived in Clyde, Scotland, before travelling to Kings Cliffe, Northamptonshire, which was to be their base for the rest of the war. The Group flew 312 missions before their last mission on 25 April 1945. The...

  • 79th Fighter Squadron

Associated Place

  • Kings Cliffe

    Military site : airfield
    Kings Cliffe began as a satellite air base for the Group based at nearby Wittering. The 56th Fighter Group, however, were all based at Kings Cliffe and it was here that the pilots trained in P-47 Thunderbolts and flew their first missions in the...

Events

Event Location Date
Lived in Atlanta, Georgia 1940
Assigned King's Cliffe, Peterborough, Northamptonshire PE8, UK 25 March 1945 – 27 May 1945

Assigned to 79FS, 20FG, 8AF USAAF.

End of War Europe 27 May 1945

End of war.

Promotion King's Cliffe, Peterborough, Northamptonshire PE8, UK 27 May 1945

Promoted to 1st Lieutenant.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 July 2016 17:15:45 Al_Skiff Changes to nickname, highest rank, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:04:47 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / King's Cliffe Memorial Edition / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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