Betty Bishop is an original “Rosie the Riveter,” one of many thousands of female workers who drove the U.S. Arsenal of Democracy during WWII, manufacturing essential war materials including aircraft, vehicles and ships. Betty has been honored by the CAF Airbase Georgia, which named its restored P-63 Kingcobra “Miss Betty.” […]
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By Steve Forsyth, CAF Airbase Georgia Public Information Officer Betty Bishop could never have known that her WWII aircraft factory work when she was 18 would bring her a hero’s honor in 2020. Surrounded by a small crowd and numerous cameras, Betty watched in November as the Commemorative Air Force Airbase Georgia unveiled […]