Anthony Laurinitis

Military

Object Number - UPL 31536 - Captain Shulstad and lead crew on bombing mission to Brunswick, Germany, pose in front of a Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress". 360th Bomb Squadron, 303rd...

Assigned to 360BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. 15-Oct-43 A/C accident on return from mission in 'Thumper Again' B-17 42-5393. RTD

Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

Official emblem of the 303rd Bomb Group approved 7 November 1942.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 360th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-746317
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 358th Bomb Squadron 360th Bomb Squadron 368th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-442237
  • Highest Rank: Colonel
  • Role/Job: Squadron Adjutant; Pilot; Group Operations Officer

Aircraft

Ground personnel of the 303rd Bomb Group prepare to load bombs and ammunition into a B-17 Flying Fortress nicknamed "Satan's Workshop". Passed as censored, then marked as 'Confidential' 27 Aug 1943. Handwritten caption on reverse: '303BG.' On reverse: 'Confidential Until Re-Classified By Censor' and US Army Press Censor ETO [Stamps].
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Satan's Workshop
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 360th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Just For Laughs, Little Woman, Thumper Again
  • Unit: 2nd Strategic Air Depot 100th Bomb Group 303rd Bomb Group 360th Bomb Squadron

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Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Hartford, CT 1916-08-18 Son of Catherine Laurinitis.

Died

Manchester, CT 1980-10-30

Based

Molesworth Assigned to 360BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF.

Enlisted

Hartford, CT 1941-03-11 Hartford, Connecticut

Other

Discharged USAAF

1945-09-16 Honourable discharge

Buried

East Cemetery Manchester, Hartford County, CT East Cemetery Manchester, Hartford County, Connecticut

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