WWII US Army Air Force Officer Pilot Ike Jacket
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WWII US Army Air Force Officer Pilot Ike Jacket

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Tailor made M-1944 US Army Air Force officers Ike jacket. US made cotton on wool US Army Air Force shoulder patch. US made sterling pilot qualification wings with matching silver clutches. Captain ranks on shoulder straps. Distinguished Unit Citation with oak leaf above right chest pocket. Officers U.S and Army Air Corps winged propellers collar insignias set. Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal and EAME (Europe Africa Middle-East campaigns) ribbons above right pocket.

Hat, shirt and tie aren't included.

Measures taken flat with jacket closed

Shoulders: 46 cm

Chest: 54 cm

Sleeves: 59 cm

Length: 53 cm

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Named grouping including Tunic, 50 missions crusher hat, documents and personal belongings named to Captain Chaplain John F Schilling, 445th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force. Tunic dated 1942, made by "Maurice L. Rothschild". Named on regulation label. British made  8th Air Force shoulder patch. Cotton Army Air Force US made patch. WWII Victory Medal and EAME (Europe Afrique Middle-East) with four battle stars. Service strips on left sleeve. Rare sterling "U.S" and Chaplain cross with matching sterling clutches. Sterling Captain ranks. Fully originally fitted and superb cut. Also included the LEWIS crusher hat with flexible visor and frame. Several documents as the daily newspaper issued during the crossing from USA to England , 27th July  1944 bombing mission take-off plan and secret radio call-signs, leaflet about the driving code in UK, messing tickets and British transport fare tickets.

Also included some personal belongings as two rosaries, purple silk stole, exquisite trench-art lighter made from a 1938 Penny, two patches including one British Made AF patch, Chaplain lapel cross with early clutches, EAME ribbon (awarded before theth battle star). Great grouping.

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