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Elbert M. Bishop Collection

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Elbert M. Bishop Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Elbert M. Bishop
State of Birth:
NC
Home State:
NC
Gender
Male
Race
Unspecified

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service
42nd Bomb Squadron, 11th Bomb Group (H), 7th Air Force
Location of Service
Keesler Field, Mississippi; Buckingham Field, Fort Myers, Florida; California; Hawaii; Guam (Mariana Islands); Okinawa Island (Ryukyu Islands); Philippines; Pacific Theater
Highest Rank
Sergeant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as a nose gunner and radar operator on a B-24 bomber aircraft.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Other Manuscript Material [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Interviewer:
Don Moore
Contributor:
Don Moore
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Sun Newspapers
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/94823
Subjects:
Bishop, Elbert M.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Cite as:
Elbert M. Bishop Collection
(AFC/2001/001/94823), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2018-03-06
 

 

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