William Baker recommendation for award of Distinguished Flying Cross

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Title

William Baker recommendation for award of Distinguished Flying Cross

Description

Relates actions on operation to Berlin on 30/31 January 1944. Baker was wounded during night fighter attack. Finding wireless operator dead, the rear gunner unconscious and navigator wounded, he then manned the rear turret despite no communications or oxygen and intense cold. He remained in the turret apart from leaving to fight a fire before returning to his post.

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Date

1944-02-03

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Type

Format

One page typewritten document

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

MBakerWB1392752-161128-39

Citation

OC 626 Squadron, “William Baker recommendation for award of Distinguished Flying Cross,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 29, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/36087.

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