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Addison Baker

Born: Jan 11, 1907

Death: Aug 1, 1943

Birthplace: Chicago

Nationality: United States

Addison Baker

Date of Birth : Jan 11, 1907
Date of Death : Aug 1, 1943
Birth Place : Chicago

Lieutenant Colonel Addison Earl Baker was commander of the 93rd Bombardment Group in the U.S. Army Air Forces who led the group on the low-altitude Allied bombing mission of oil refineries at Ploiesti, Romania, Operation Tidal Wave. For his actions during World War II he received the United States of America's highest military decoration, the Medal of Honor. Baker joined the Army Air Corps from Akron, Ohio in 1929, and earned his wings and a commission in 1931.

Also known as

  • Addison E. Baker
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