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Charles S Baker

Military

Killed in Action (KIA). AC #44-49297 Failed to return from mission behind enemy lines. . Carpetbagger mission over Denmark & Norway

Service

Units served with

  • 492nd Bomb Group Carpetbaggers

    492nd Bomb Group Carpetbaggers

    Group
    The 492nd Bomb Group, after flying similar missions to other heavy bomb groups until the late summer of 1944, took up 'Carpetbagger' missions, transporting agents, supplies and propaganda leaflets to southern France. The Group was taking on the role of...

  • 859th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-28910 The Old Goat

    B-24 Liberator
    On 19 April 1945, B-24 41-28910 (858th BS, 492nd BG) crashed from unknown cause off coast of Norway. All 11 crew killed. MACR 14191.

Events

Event Location Date
Born West Virginia
Died 19 April 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:05:57 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Combat Chronology MACR 14101 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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