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Louis B. Allen

Bombardier on Strange CargoTinian Island

Wendover, UT
509th Composite GroupManhattan Project VeteranMilitary Veteran
Strange Cargo

Louis B. Allen served as a Second Lieutenant in the 393rd Bombardment Squadron. He was the bombardier regularly assigned to the B-29 Strange Cargo.

Crew A-4. Allen is standing in the top row, to the far left. Photo courtesy of Leon D. Smith and Richard H. Campbell.

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