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New England Air Museum
Keith R. Allison
Recent Address:   305 S. 18th Street, Barron, WI 54812
Family Information:    
Hometown:   Black River Falls, WI
Date Entered Service:   January, 1943
Service Number:   02078891
Bomb Group:   444th
Squadron:   678th
Location of Unit:   West field, Tinian June, 1945 - September, 1945
Missions Flown:   11
Hump Missions Flown:    
Service Schools Attended:   Meteorology Sch. C, Carleton Col., Northfield, MN Feb 1943 - Feb 1944; Aviation Cadet Center Mar 1944 - Sep 1944; Navigation School, San Marcus Sep 1944 - Dec 1944
Military Specialty(ies):   MOS 1034-Navigator, MP
Rank Upon Discharge:   2nd Lt.
Crew Type:   Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name:   42-63360 Trojan Spirit
Were you a POW?   No
Were you interned?   No
Date Transferred from the 58th:    
Date Discharged from the 58th:   July, 1946
Post-WWII Military Service:   None
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
BBA -- Univ. of Wisconsin at Madison, 9/46 to 2/49; Harwood Trucking, 8/49 to 3/54; Goodyear Tire & Rubber, 3/49 to 8/49; Jerome Foods, Inc., 3/54 to 9/73; Erickson Agency, Inc. (Owner), 9/73 to 5/86.
Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:
Though the war ended shortly after we arrived at West Field, at the age of 21 it was an interesting experience. Since the 444th was one of the oldest B-29 groups and eleven missions qualified, I was in the second wave of 10 to fly home to Mathis Field. Moved to Castle Field, Merced, California. Discharged from there.


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