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The insignia of the 389th Bomb Group.



  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...


  • William Yeager

    Military | Major | Pilot; Commanding Officer
    William Yeager was the Commanding Officer of the 567th BS, 389th BG, 8AF USAAF. Bill William Yeager was taken as a Prisoner of War (POW) while on TDY to 9th Air Force for Ploesti raid (Operation 'Tidal Wave') on 1-Aug-43 in B-24 'Boomerang' 42-40115....


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:34:08 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection