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Dean K Bishop



Units served with

  • 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...

Associated Place

  • Hethel

    Military site : airfield
    Construction of Hethel airfield began in 1941, and was finished in late 1942. The number of hardstandings was increased from the planned 36 to 50 in 1942, in order to accommodate a full heavy bomb group. The 320th Bomb Group occupied the base for ten...


Event Location Date
Born Lincoln, Kansas 8 July 1922
Enlisted Ft. Leavenworth, KS 22 October 1942
Died Lincoln, KS 14 May 2003


Date Contributor Update
22 May 2020 19:50:39 Car.T Changes to place associations

Date Contributor Update
22 May 2020 18:30:15 Car.T Changes to events

His personal records.

Date Contributor Update
22 May 2020 18:27:10 Car.T Changes to nickname, service number, role, awards and events

Direct from Dean's service records.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:07:11 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit History, 389th BG Roster