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 the subsequent battle. After two unsuccessful attempts to land, he brought the crippled plane in with no loss of life.

DFC w/ 1 star; Air Medal

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Units served with

A flight of B-24 Liberators of the 446th Bomb Group fly in formation above the clouds.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Maryville, Missouri 1920-10-19

Buried

Long Island, New York

Died

1996-11-25

Revisions

Date17 Jul 2021 19:50:18
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

Added punctuation in the "Summary biography" to aid readability.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:10:01
ContributorAAM
Sources

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