WWII US 8th Air Force Officer Pilot Capt Tunic Jacket
WWII US Officers service jacket. 8th Army Air Force issued. OD#51 wool twill fabric. Size 37 R, dated 1942. British made embroidered cotton on wool shoulder patch. Sterling pilot wings with pin back made by MEYER in New-York. Distinguished Service Cross, Air Medal, EAME (European African Middle Eastern) campaign medal ribbons. Distinguished Unit Citation ribbon above right chest pocket. Officers U.S and Army Air Corps winged propellers collar insignias set. Sterling Captain shoulder ranks. 2 years overseas service bars on left cuff. Hat, shirt and tie aren't included.
Dimensions taken with jacket closed, laying flat:
Shoulders: 46 cm
Chest: 53 cm
Sleeves: 61 cm
Length: 77 cm.
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