From a local estate, here is an identified WW2 8TH AIR FORCE AIR GUNNER’S A2 FLIGHT JACKET, FLIGHT HELMETS, GOGGLES, EAR PHONES, PATCHES, PHOTOGRAPH (AUTOGRAPHED) AND MORE. A2 is hand painted and includes over 30 mission bombs with names of target and plane’s name. Has unit patch painted on the front and size is 36. Zipper works and leather is pliable, but cuffs are gone to time and some of the painting has light flaking. Goggles have one crack eye piece and helmet shows some wear. Studio picture has man’s autograph and is in excellent condition. 8th AF patch is embroidered on felt and appears to be English manufactured. Man served post WW2 and has ribbons for service and mini medals made major rank post war. Has Air Crew and Air Gunner wings (same air crew wing as in photo). The item “WW2 US ARMY AIR FORCE A2 JACKET, IDENTIFIED, 8TH AF, AIR GUNNER, PHOTOGRAPH MORE” is in sale since Wednesday, December 07, 2016. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\United States\Uniforms”. The seller is “ronweinand” and is located in Quincy, Illinois. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- 8TH AIR FORCE: WW2
- A2 JACKET: NAMED GROUPING
- GOGGLES: FLIGHT HELMET