Located on Baker Island. Known as "Baker Island Airfield" or "Baker Airfield".
On September 1, 1943 the U.S. Navy (USN) began construction of a single runway on the island.
USAAF P-40's were stationed on Baker Island.
American units based at Baker
15th FG, 45th FS (P-40N) ? - November 28, 1943
On October 23, 1943 P-40s Warhawks from Baker claimed a Japanese flying boat shot down 70 miles south of Baker.
During November 13-19, 1943 U. S. Army and U. S. Navy aircraft from Task Force 57 (TF-57) commanded by Rear Admiral J. H. Hoover attack Japanese bases in the Gilbert
and Marshalls. During December 1943 until January 1944, B-24s stage through Baker for combat missions against Japanese targets including Maloelap and Majuro and Mili, Wotje and Maloelap.
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April 7, 2020