Lt. Ethan W. Allen Biography-4

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The Dive Bomber movie starring Errol Flynn & Fred MacMurray, was a big hit in 1941. Click to see the original Movie Trailer ---->

Lt. E. W. Allen & Errol Flynn's 1941 movie "Dive Bomber"

In 1941, Navy pilot and author Robert Winston was stationed as a trainer at Corpus Christi Naval Air Station, and became friends with fellow trainer Ethan Allen.  Warner Brothers purchased the movie rights to Winston's 1939 Dive Bomber book; Ethan shared his piloting experiences with Robert Winston, which were incorporated into the movie script.

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