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Baker Eugene R.

Name:
Eugene R. Baker
Rank:
First Lieutenant
Serial Number:
O-754048
Unit:
401st Fighter Squadron, 370th Fighter Group
Date of Death:
1944-08-13
State:
Michigan
Cemetery:
Rockford Cemetery, Rockford, Michigan
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1st Lt Eugene R. Baker took off from A-19 La Vieille (27) at the controls of his P-38 Lightning 43-28749 on an armed reconnaissance/bombing mission over Chartres. While flying over the town, Bakerís own fragmentation bombs, dropped at low altitude, ripped into his plane at 1330.