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John Edward Allen Collection

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John Edward Allen Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
John Edward Allen
State of Birth:
FL
Home State:
NM
Gender
Male
Race
Black or African American

War or Conflict
Cold War
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1945-1946
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
Company D, 11th Infantry Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division
Location of Service
Fort Benning, Georgia; Fort Lewis, Washington
Service History Note
The veteran was transferred to the Army Air Corps at Moton Field, Tuskegee, Alabama.

War or Conflict
Cold War
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1946-1982
Branch of Service
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service
332nd Fighter Wing (FW), Tuskegee Airmen; Strategic Air Command
Location of Service
Lockbourne Army Air Force Base, Ohio; Tyndall Field, Florida; Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana; Anderson Field, Guam
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Air Force
Unit of Service
543D and 546 Air Ammunition Squadrons
Location of Service
Okinawa Island, (Ryukyu Islands); Korea; Tachikawa, Japan
Highest Rank
Master Sergeant
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: Audio Cassette [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biographical information [2 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Clippings [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Regimental/unit histories [2 items] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Photocopy of photographic print [6 items] -- Photographs
Interviewer:
Lee Courtnage
Contributor:
Lee Courtnage
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
OASIS of Albuquerque, New Mexico
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/53060
Subjects:
Allen, John Edward
Cold War--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cold War--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Air Force.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
Cite as:
John Edward Allen Collection
(AFC/2001/001/53060), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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