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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Huhn, Allen, 1921-2011. Oral History Interview and Collection, 2004

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Minnesota State University, Mankato,
Memorial Library, Southern Minnesota Historical Center
Huhn, Allen, 1921-2011. Oral History Interview, 2004.
SMHC Manuscript Collection 1725

Huhn, Allen, 1921-2011. Oral History Interview, 2004 SMHC Manuscript Collection 1725. 1 folder, 1 VHS videocassette, 1 DVD duplicate of VHS videocassette.


The Huhn collection consists of a VHS videocassette, a DVD duplicate of the VHS videocassette, and brief biographical form from an oral history interview conducted between Huhn and James Kuhlmann in 2004. In this interview, Huhn talks about his service in the United States Air Force as an Airplane Armorer-Gunner. He also talks about how his time in England as part of the 381st Bombardment Group (Heavy).

This oral history interview was conducted as part of the South Central Minnesota Veterans History Project conducted by the Southern Minnesota Historical Center at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Biographical Note:

Allen Huhn was born on March 11, 1921 in New Ulm, MN. He served in the United States Air Force from 1942 until 1944. Huhn was stationed in England and was in the 381st Bombardment Group (Heavy) as part of the 534th Bomb Squadron. For his service Huhn received the Air Medal. At the time of the interview Huhn lived in Nicollet, MN.


There are no restrictions on use of this collection for research purposes. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property and libel laws as they apply.

Collection Citation:

Huhn, Allen, 1921-2011. Oral History Interview, 2004. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1725, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.


Allen Huhn donated this collection on December 8, 2004.

Processed By:

Andy Cole processed this collection in October 2009.
Mee Xiong made additions to the collection in September 2015.

Related Collections:

A copy of this oral history interview is also available from the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. Information is available on the National Registry of Service website for the national Veterans History Project. It has been determined that there are no similar manuscript collections about Allen O. Huhn available elsewhere.

Information about Huhn and his service in the 381st Bombardment Group (Heavy) can be found online.381st Bombardment Group (Heavy) Website

LCSH Subject Headings:

Huhn, Allen, 1921-2011, interviewee.
Huhn, Allen, 1921-2011--Interviews.
Kuhlmann, James, interviewer.
World War, 1939-1945.
United States. Air Force.
Veterans History Project.
Oral History.

SMHC Manuscript Collection 1725



Oral History Interview, VHS videocassette, 2004



Oral History Interview, DVD, 2004



Biographical data and interview outline, 2004