Allen, George R. (George Rankin), 1919-1998

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During World War II Allen served in the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army as an interrogator of prisoners of war. In 1945 he was assigned to the Counter-Intelligence Corps detachment of his division. In May of that year he was sent to Berchtesgaden, the site of a favored retreat of Hitler and a key site in Nazi operations.

From the description of Berchtesgaden Military Intelligence Records, 1945-1950. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 166478834

George R. Allen was a United States Army soldier. He served as an Army intelligence technician during World War II from 1943-1945.

From the description of George R. Allen papers, 1943-1945. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 52915422

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referencedIn Hand, Learned, 1872-1961. Papers, 1840-1961 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn William L. Kinter papers, Kinter (William L.) papers, 1958-1965 John Hay Library, Special Collections
referencedIn J. Walter Thompson Company. Biographical Information, 1916-1998 (bulk 1960s-1980s) David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
creatorOf Allen, George R. (George Rankin), 1919-1998,. Berchtesgaden Military Intelligence Records, 1945-1950. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Allen, George R. (George Rankin), 1919-1998. George R. Allen papers, 1943-1945. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
referencedIn Poetry mss., 1954-2002 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
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associatedWith Brandenburg, Franz. person
associatedWith Buchholz, Heinz. person
associatedWith Doose, Heinrich, 1912- person
associatedWith Gilbert, Felix, 1905-1991. person
associatedWith Goernnert, Fritz. person
associatedWith Göring, Hermann, 1893-1946. person
associatedWith Hammitzsch, Angela, 1883-1949. person
associatedWith Hand, Learned, 1872-1961 person
associatedWith Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945. person
associatedWith J. Walter Thompson Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Kempka, Erich. person
associatedWith Kinter, William L. (William Lewis), 1915- person
associatedWith Lau, Willy. person
associatedWith Mannertz, Günther. person
associatedWith Modern Poetry Association corporateBody
associatedWith Morell, Theodor Gilbert, 1886-1948. person
associatedWith Nagel, Erwin. person
associatedWith Rommel, Erwin, 1891-1944 person
associatedWith Schramm, Percy Ernst, 1894-1970. person
associatedWith Schroeder, Christa, 1908-1984. person
associatedWith United States. Army. Airborne Division, 101st. Counter-Iintelligence Corps. corporateBody
associatedWith Wolf, Paula, 1896-1960. person
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Berlin, Battle of, Berlin, Germany, 1945
National socialism and art
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945
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Birth 1919-04-15

Death 1998

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