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Leonard A Pierce

Military

Service

People

  • Glen Alexander

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Lead Crew Squadron Operations Officer AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster/ DFC

  • Robert Moore

    Military | Major | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Flew first combat mission as CP on another crew. Flew 5 gas missions and 11 combat missions with original crew. Was reassigned to the 784th BS in November 1944 to take over the lead crew of Glen Alexander who was assigned as Operations Officer of the...

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Units served with

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 466th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Attlebridge, Norfolk, during the last year of the war in Europe. The Group flew 232 missions in the course of the year and celebrated the 100th one by inviting local people onto the base to mark the...

  • 786th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Attlebridge

    Military site : airfield
    Attlebridge was constructed for RAF use and completed to that standard in 1942. However, with news that it was to be assigned to the American Air Force, the runways were extended and additional hardstandings and outbuildings constructed for the heavy...

Events

Event Location Date
Lived in South Wellfleet, Wellfleet, MA 02667, USA 1942
Wounded In Action 6 August 1944

Received a minor flak wound in his knee. Narrowly missed a serious wound when his flak vest stopped a slug before it penetrated fully.

Lived in San Anselmo, CA, USA 2002

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 April 2015 03:22:53 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank, events, person associations and place associations
Sources

Attlebridge Arsenal - Brassfield & Wassom

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:18:35 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Robert C. Moore

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