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Allen V Tuten

Military

Flew B-24 'Shoo Shoo Baby' over on Northern Route 1944. Was on Bradley crew. Two on crew were married.

DFC/ ETO

Tail Gunner on crew got 1

Member of Bradley crew

Service

Units served with

  • 458th Bomb Group

    458th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 458th Bomb Group (H) entered combat with the 8th Air Force in February 1944. Based at Horsham St. Faith in England, the combat crews participated in the decisive Campaigns 'Big Week', 'Big B', D-Day and the assault on Germany's oil industry waged...

  • 490th Bomb Group

    490th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 490th Bomb Group, like the 486th and 487th Bomb Groups transitioned from flying B-24 Liberators to B-17 Flying Fortresses, which were used in combat missions from late August 1944. Based at Eye, Suffolk, the Group were focused in the early months...

  • 851st Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-95165 'Cookie'

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 754BS, 458BG, 8AF USAAF.

  • 41-28735

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 755BS, 458BG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 753BS, 458BG, 8AF USAAF.

  • 41-28682

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 754BS, 458BG, 8AF USAAF.

  • 42-95108 'Envy of 'em all II'

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 754BS, 458BG, 8AF USAAF. Completed over 70 missions.

  • 41-29596 "Hell's Angel's"

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 754BS, 458BG, 8AF USAAF. On 23-Feb-45, while returning from the 458th Bomb Group's mission to bomb the Gera and Reichenbach Marshalling Yards in Germany, 2Lt Daniel F Hunt, Jrs crew (754th Sqdn), flying B-24H 41-29596 "Hell's Angel's"...

  • 42-110070 - Lady Luck - Elmer

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24J, 42-110070, was assigned to the 754th Bomb Squadron, the 458th Bomb Group, in the 8th Air Force, USAAF. The airplane crashed or was force landed on the European Continent. 10 Jan 45. Salvaged 13 Mar 45.

  • 42-100366 'Mizpah'

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 754BS, 458BG, 8AF USAAF. Completed 80 missions. Sherwood crew ferried A/C back to ZI. Salvaged by RFC at Albuquerque 24-Sep-45.

  • 41-28963

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 754BS, 458BG, 8AF USAAF. Hit by Flak and severely damaged during bombing raid on Hamburg. Hicks crew. 8 bailed out over Sweden, 2 still on board during crash-landing. Crashed Falkenburg, Sweden. 17-Jan-45. Crew interned. MACR 11730.

  • 42-51196 'The Gypsy Queen'

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 755BS, 458BG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred in Oct-44 to 754BS. Mateer Crew ferried A/C back to Bradley Field, Connecticut, 16-Jun-45 [10 x passengers] a journey that took 11 days to complete. ...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Appling Co, Georgia 23 June 1917

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
31 March 2017 21:55:42 Al_Skiff Changes to awards
Sources

Key Image ID.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:03:31 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

490th Bomb Group Unit Personnel / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / self & http://www.458bg.com/crewbradley.htm">http://www.458bg.com/crewbradley.htm>

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