WORLD WAR II - Thomas Frank Baker
A photo of Frank Baker from
Note the insignia of the Army Air Corps on his hat, the
propeller with wings. He likely has a first lieutenant's bar on his
collar, but the picture is so faded that even image processing
techniques can't bring out anything more than a slight bump that could
be anything from rank insignia to a flaw in the paper.
B. D. collected a letter written by an eye-witness to Baker's fate
in the war. This letter apparently was widely circulated among family
members, and, in the days before easy access to photocopiers, was
painstakingly typed out in a typescript by B. D.
A newspaper clipping of Baker, listed killed:
Unfortunately, neither the name of this newspaper nor the date are
preserved. The clipping itself, front and back, has no indication of
- About B. D.
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