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Harold F. Pierce Crew
Crew #456

Standing Left to Right:
Richard Casey Owens (WG)
Raymond Juskiewicz (R/O)
Harold Pierce (P)
Jacob Mays (N)
Thomas McKiernan (CP)

Kneeling Left to Right:
Thomas Horn (WG)
Verdun Price (TG)
Rafael Anthony (NG)
Joseph Jewett (E)

This crew flew 8 missions with the 466th after previously flying with the 458th BG and the 93rd BG



  • 458th Bomb Group

    458th Bomb Group

    The 458th Bomb Group (H) entered combat with the 8th Air Force in February 1944. Based at Horsham St. Faith in England, the combat crews participated in the decisive Campaigns 'Big Week', 'Big B', D-Day and the assault on Germany's oil industry waged...

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb 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...

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

  • 784th Bomb Squadron


  • Raphael Anthony

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Nose Gunner

  • Joseph Jewett

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer

  • Raymond Juskiewicz

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Crew of Harold F. Pierce #456, plane was 'Sweet Lorraine'. After the war Raymond Juskiewicz changed his name to Raymond Jusko. DFC; air medal w 3/Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Raymond Juskiewicz

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator
    458bg. com including crew picture in Pierce crew in 754th BS

  • Thomas McKiernan

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot/Co-Pilot

  • Harold Pierce

    Military | Captain | Pilot

  • Verdun Price

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Tail Gunner



  • 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...


Date Contributor Update
14 June 2019 00:27:18 466thHistorian Changes to collection

Chris Brassfield

Date Contributor Update
03 November 2014 19:54:36 466thHistorian Changes to collection and aircraft associations

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
03 November 2014 19:51:49 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations

Attlebridge Arsenal - Brassfield & Wassom