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Colonel Arthur Pierce (466th BG Commander) presenting the DFC to Lt. Sid Bouwer (Navigator - Crew #702). The man over Bouwer's left shoulder appears to be Lt. Warren Falcon (Co-Pilot - Crew #614)



  • 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...

  • 786th Bomb Squadron
  • 787th Bomb Squadron


  • Sidney Bouwer

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator
    31 Missions, February - July 1944 AM/ DFC

  • Warren Falcon

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot

  • Arthur Pierce

    Military | Colonel | Commander - 466th Bomb Group
    Between 31 March 1942 and 1 February 1943, Pierce was promoted 4 times, from 1LT to full Colonel. ...


  • 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
03 January 2015 00:55:49 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations

466th BG Historian