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John Anusewicz, Armourer, 48th Fighter Group, Ninth Air Force

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  • 48th Fighter Group

    48th Fighter Group

    Group
    The Group moved to England in March 1944 and were stationed at Ibsley where the pilots trained in P-47s in preparation for the Allied invasion of Normandy. The wartime motto was in Latin 'vulneratus non victus' (Unconquered even though wounded). ...

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  • John Anusewicz

    Military | First Sergeant (1st Grade) | P-47 Thunderbolt - Armourer
    John was 18 when he joined up. He became an armourer with the 48th Fighter Group of the Ninth Air Force. He was responsible for preparing P-47 Thunderbolts before they took off on missions from their temporary airfields in France. ‘I know when you are...

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Date Contributor Update
03 October 2018 09:48:57 Emily Changes to caption
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Image courtesy of Tom Anusewicz

Date Contributor Update
17 August 2018 10:49:24 general ira snapsorter Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations
Sources

American Air Museum text from displays.

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