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Charles N. "Chuck" Baker on the left, with Arthur W. Ordel Jr at the World War II Memorial, Washington, DC - September 2015. (Photo courtesy of Jarrod Cotter - FlyPast Magazine December 2005 - )



  • Charles Baker

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Born and raised in Montana, Charles Baker was living with his parents in San Carlos, Florida in 1940. After 3 years in college, he enlisted in California in October 1941 and trained as a bomber pilot. Assigned to the 390th Bomb Group/570th Bomb...

  • Arthur Ordel

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Born and raised in Pennsylvania, Arthur Ordel moved with his family to Virginia in the Thirties. He attended Virginia Polytechnic Institute (VA Tech) and enlisted in the Air Corps in May 1942 and as an Aviation Cadet in October of the same year....


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