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- Wed Feb 27, 2013 4:17 pm
- Forum: Wrecks & Losses
- Topic: Crash of Red "A" Baby in Australia 1942
- Replies: 3
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For quite some time, I've been researching the death of my Dad's best friend who was killed in action. Robert A. French was a gunner on a B-17 Flying Fortress nicknamed Baby "A" Red, flown by Captain Weldon Smith. On June 30, 1942, after bombing Japanese-held Kendari Airfield on Celebes, a Zero atta...