Americans in Wartime Experience

Linwood Allen

World War II

Linwood Allen served as crew chief aircraft (B-29) mechanic during WWII as a member of the United States Marine Corps. He was stationed on Emirau Island with Marine Air Group 61.

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The Americans in Wartime Experience explores the impact of war and conflict on America since WWI. It honors those who served in the military and on the home front and highlights the values they demonstrated in serving – duty, honor, and courage. It examines how periods of conflict have profoundly shaped American society. It educates visitors about the costs of war, both on a personal and social level. It challenges visitors to remember the service and sacrifices made by their fellow citizens to preserve and defend our freedoms. LEARN MORE

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