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George E Allen

Military

Details in book written by his Bombardier Leonard Streitfeld in "Hell from Heaven: Memoirs of a WW II B-17 Bombardier".

Service

People

  • Albert Shimek

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 398th Bomb Group
    Mentioned numerous times in "Hell from Heaven: Memoirs of a WW II B-17 Bombardier" written by his Bombardier Leonard Streitfeld.

Units served with

  • 398th Bomb Group

    398th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 398th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Nuthampstead, Hertfordshire on strategic bombing raids over Germany. The Group switched focus in the days before D-Day, when they targeted enemy positions on the Cherbourg peninsula. When the Allies...

  • 600th Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date
Born Berea, Kentucky

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 March 2022 21:05:34 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Corrected a typo in the "Summary biography" - “Streitfeld” was misspelled.

Date Contributor Update
18 March 2022 17:48:15 jmoore43 Changes to role
Sources

Updated the Role per page 116 in the book "Hell from Heaven: Memoirs of a WW II B-17 Bombardier" by Leonard Streitfeld.

Date Contributor Update
17 March 2022 20:30:28 jmoore43 Changes to biography and person associations
Sources

Added some punctuation in the "Summary biography" to aid readability.
Added an association to his pilot, Albert J. Shimek, mentioned in the book "Hell from Heaven: Memoirs of a WW II B-17 Bombardier" by Leonard Streitfeld.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:50 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Hell from Heaven: Memoirs of a WW II B-17 Bombardier

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