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1st Lt Lynn P Bishop 79FS, 20FG, 8AF. Photo shows him as an aviation cadet.



  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 20th Fighter Group

    20th Fighter Group

    In August 1943, the 20th Fighter Group arrived in Clyde, Scotland, before travelling to Kings Cliffe, Northamptonshire, which was to be their base for the rest of the war. The Group flew 312 missions before their last mission on 25 April 1945. The...

  • 79th Fighter Squadron


  • Lynn Bishop

    Military | Major | Fighter pilot
    Assigned to 79FS, 20FG, 8AF USAAF. Credited with 2 x kills [2 x Ju88]. Bailed out and was rescued, abandoned aircraft P-51D 44-72402 crashed Ruhr, Germany and was destroyed 25-Apr-45. Returned To Duty (RTD). ...


Date Contributor Update
15 November 2016 13:37:02 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations