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WORLD WAR II - Thomas Frank Baker


A photo of Frank Baker from 1943
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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:

Clipping

Unfortunately, neither the name of this newspaper nor the date are preserved. The clipping itself, front and back, has no indication of its origin.

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