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NH 96617 Ensign Eric Allen, Jr., USN (1916-1941)

Ensign Eric Allen, Jr., USN (1916-1941)
Title: Ensign Eric Allen, Jr., USN (1916-1941)
Caption: USNA class of 1938. On 12 August 1940, the day after he reported to NAS Pensacola to commence his flight training. He had just come from a tour of duty in USS TRENTON (CL-11). Ultimately assigned to VF-6 in ENTERPRISE (CV-6). He was hot down by U.S. anti-aircraft fire on the night of 7 December 1941 at Pearl Harbor; picked up by USS VIREO (AM-52), he died at the Ford Island Dispensary soon thereafter.
Catalog #: NH 96617
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
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Original Date: Mon, Aug 12, 1940
After this Year: 1939
Before this Year: 1945
Original Medium: BW Photo
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