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Frank H Baker

Military

Flew in the Hamm raid on 4/22/44. German fighters followed the bombers back to base and attacked. Capt. Baker's B-24 received heavy damage in thesubsequent battle. After two unsuccessful attempts to land, he brought the crippled plane in with no loss of life

DFC w/1 star/Air Medal

Service

Units served with

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

  • 707th Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date
Born Maryville, Missouri 19 October 1920
Died 25 November 1996
Buried Long Island, New York

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:01 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / daughter

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