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Billy Bishop

Canadian Billy Bishop, greatest ace of the British Empire with 72 victories. He was also the author of Winged Warfare in World War I.
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Col. Wm. A. Bishop
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No. 26
Col. William A. Bishop
Canadian born, the gallant Colonel Bishop is the ranking British ace with seventy-two victories. Brave and skillful, he had supreme confidence in himself and his lucky star. He enjoyed lone-handed encounters, and early one morning he alone hung over an enemy aerodrome fifteen miles inside the German lines. One by one three planes came to attack him. After blasting them to the ground, he streaked home to breakfast.
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Sky Birds
National Chicle Company
Cambridge, Mass., U.S.A.
Makers of Quality Chewing Gum
Copr. 1934

Canadian Billy Bishop, greatest ace of the British Empire with 72 victories. He was also the author of Winged Warfare in World War I.

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Col. Wm. A. Bishop

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No. 26

Col. William A. Bishop

Canadian born, the gallant Colonel Bishop is the ranking British ace with seventy-two victories. Brave and skillful, he had supreme confidence in himself and his lucky star. He enjoyed lone-handed encounters, and early one morning he alone hung over an enemy aerodrome fifteen miles inside the German lines. One by one three planes came to attack him. After blasting them to the ground, he streaked home to breakfast.

This is a series of 48 cards

Sky Birds

National Chicle Company

Cambridge, Mass., U.S.A.

Makers of Quality Chewing Gum

Copr. 1934

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The greatest Canadian ace and leading ace of the British Empire, Billy Bishop had 72 victories.

He is the author of 'Winged Warfare,' and the subject of the two-man musical 'Billy Bishop Goes to War.'

Canada

Roles held by Billy Bishop

Role Start Date End Date
Combatant - Pilot
Author

Statistics for William Bishop

1 Statistic

Statistic Type Statistic
Enemy Aircraft Downed 72