The Story of Geoffrey Francis Baker
OVERVIEW OF THE STORY
The story of Geoff Baker consists of five main sections, they are:
? How I met Geoff Baker
? The pre-war period
? The war period
? The post-war period
The first section outlines the circumstances of how I met Geoff Baker and the reason why
this article was written.
The pre-war period deals with the salient parts of Geoff Baker’s life up until he enlisted
with the RAAF.
The war period has several sub sections that deal with different subjects such as training
in Australia, training in the U.K., flight operations of squadrons 467, 463 and 97 and its
anecdotes, the post flight operations and summaries that include the credits bestowed on
The post-war period outlines the events that occurred when Geoff Baker returned to
Australia. It also contains an article written by AVM Donald Bennett commander of Sq. 97
that passionately expresses the qualities of the airmen of Bomber Command.
The appendices contain information and documents that support the main story.
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