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    Fantastic English Made Ike Jacket Identified to Bombardier Lt. John Bodnaruk, 369th Bomb Squadron, 306th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force. A beautiful chocolate-brown wool Ike jacket with a D. W. Curtis, London tailor tag. The tag is also marked inscribed in ink "1570 Sept. 1944 / Lt. J. Bodnaruk / U.S. Army". The jacket has bullion lieutenant's bars and an English-made 8th Air Force patch on the upper left sleeve. A beautiful English-made bullion bombardier's wing on blue wool backing is hand-sewn above the left pocket. A Presidential Unit Citation ribbon is affixed above the right pocket.

    The 369th Bomb Squadron flew B-17s out of Thurleigh, England. John Bodnaruk survived the war and retired a colonel of reserves.

    Condition: Excellent.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2017
    11th Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 12
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