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Alton Tanner


The story we have heard is that on one mission the pilot (Lt . Robert B. Allison was wounded, the copilot< Lt. Benton T. white were somehow disabled. Alton pulled the pilot from his seat and landed the plane safely



  • Robert Allison

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 94th Bomb Group
    Flew 26 missions on 'Mission Bell', was wounded on 26th mission. Purple Heart, 4 Air Medals

Units served with

  • 94th Bomb Group

    94th Bomb Group

    Activated 15 June 1942 at MacDill Field, Florida. Initial organization and training at Pendleton Field, Oregon on 29 June 1942. Primary flight training at Davis-Monthan Field in Arizona from 28 Aug. 42 to 31 Oct. 42; then at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas...

  • 331st Bomb Squadron

    331st Bomb Squadron

    Part of 94th Bomb Group.


Event Location Date
Born Hartford, Ark 3 July 1923
Died 24 March 1995
Buried Sehorn Cemetery Winfield, Ark


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:03:33 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / relative