Shepard, Allen, Maj

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Last Rank
Major
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1945-1950, 121st Fighter Squadron - Capital Guardians
Service Years
1942 - 1953
Major

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Home State
Virginia
Virginia
Year of Birth
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WW II Honorable Discharge Pin


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World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Central Europe Campaign (1945)
Start Year
1945
End Year
1945

Description
Following the Battle of the Bulge the Allies had pushed through to the Rhine. On 22 March 1945 they began their assault across the river, and by I April the Ruhr was encircled. Armored columns raced across Germany and into Austria and Czechoslovakia. On 25 April, the day American and Russian forces met on the Elbe, strategic bombing operations came to an end. Germany surrendered on 7 May 1945 and operations officially came to an end the following day, although sporadic actions continued on the European front until 11 May.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1945
To Year
1945
 
Last Updated:
Mar 16, 2020
   
Personal Memories

Memories
Shot down 5 Enemy aircraft. P-51 fighter pilot.

   
Units Participated in Operation

763rd Bombardment Squadron (Heavy)

762nd Bombardment Squadron, Heavy

355th Wing - Desert Lightning

 
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
No Available Photos

  456 Also There at This Battle:
  • Backstrom, Carl Joseph, TSgt, (1942-1945)
  • Best, Donald John, 2nd Lt, (1943-1945)
  • Brown, Clarence, Maj, (1940-1982)
  • Candelaria, Richard Gomez, Col, (1943-1964)
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