Allen, Ethan 2nd

Date of birth:
1919 (France)
Nationality:
Canadian

Biography

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Flying Officer
Unit:
No. 224 Squadron, Royal CanadianAir Force
Awarded on:
February 8th, 1944
Action:
Citation:
"Flying Officer Allen has completed many sorties and throughout has displayed great keenness and determination. One night as captain of aircraft he executed an attack on a large U-boat. Pressing home his attack with great determination, Flying Officer Allen straddled the vessel with a number of depth charges. On several other occasions this officer has participated in successful attacks on the enemy's underwater craft. By his skill, courage and coolness he has set a very fine example."
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

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