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Joseph T Baker

Military

Shot down by fighters and crashed near Swory on 6/21/44 in B-17 'BTO In The ETO' #42-38202 Evaded (EVD)

Service

Units served with

  • 452nd Bomb Group

    452nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 452nd Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deopham Green, Norfolk, from January 1944. The air crews hit strategic sites in Germany but also supported the movement of ground forces across Europe after D-Day. On 6 June 1944 itself, the Group...

  • 728th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-38202 BTO in the ETO

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 15/1/44; Gr Island 21/1/44; Assigned 729BS/452BG Deopham Green 10/2/44; Missing in Action Ruhland 21/6/44 with Lou Hernandez, Co-pilot: Tom Madden, Navigator: Alf Lea, Bombardier: Joe Baker, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Tony...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 February 2020 04:23:36 jmoore43 Changes to service number
Sources

Added S/N per MACR 10282 at Fold3.com.
See: https://www.fold3.com/image/28730898?terms=42-38202

Date Contributor Update
24 January 2020 02:02:53 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C serial # in the "Summary biography" for clarity.

Date Contributor Update
03 February 2018 20:44:57 sserwatka Changes to place associations
Sources

own research

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:17:34 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

1999 Unit Roster MACR 10282 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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