42-110188

Object Number - UPL 6447 - Harold F. Pierce Crew Crew #456 Standing Left to Right: Unknown Richard Casey Owens (WG) Raymond Juskiewicz (R/O) Harold Pierce (P) ...

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Units served with

Three little girls hold up a balloon celebrating the 100th mission of the 466th Bomb Group in front of a B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-95592) nicknamed "Black Cat". Handwritten caption on reverse: 'On our 100 Mission party Day- 18 Aug 1944, Attlebridge, 466th- wouldn't it be something if we could identify these girls? How could I do it?'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 458th Bomb Group 466th Bomb Group 754th Bomb Squadron 784th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 13131934
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade)
  • Role/Job: Nose Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 784th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 12074277
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade)
  • Role/Job: Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade)
  • Role/Job: Flight Engineer - Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs 458th Bomb Group 466th Bomb Group 784th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 33438989
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade)
  • Role/Job: Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 786th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator

Places

Aerial photograph of Attlebridge airfield, looking north, the fuel store and a T2 hangar are in the upper centre, 31 January 1946. Photograph taken by No. 90 Squadron, sortie number RAF/3G/TUD/UK/51. English Heritage (RAF Photography).
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Attlebridge Arsenal, Station 120

Missions

  • Date: 19 October 1944
  • Date: 25 October 1944

Events

Event Location Date Description

Other

Failed to Return (FTR)

Hamburg, Germany 1945-02-06 Shot down with the Byron Johnson Crew aboard

Other

First 466th BG Mission

Mourmelon-le-Grand, France 1944-08-12

Revisions

Date24 Aug 2015 01:01:48
Contributor466thHistorian
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date3 Nov 2014 03:34:22
Contributor466thHistorian
Sources

Attlebridge Arsenal - Brassfield & Wassom

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:17
ContributorAAM
Sources

MACR 12220 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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