Lt. Col. Addison Earle Baker -- Pilot of "Hell's Wench" - killed with his copilot, Maj. John Jerstad and crew, leading the 93rd Bomb Group over Ploesti Aug, 1, 1943
93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...
Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Commanding Officer
Lieutenant Colonel Addison Baker was the Commanding Officer of the 93rd Bomb Group from May 17, 1943, he was killed in Action over Ploesti during Operation Tidal Wave on 1 August, 1943. ...
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