World War 2 Coat US Army Air Corps 5th Air Force & CBI Patch Navigator Wings
It has the 5th Air Force patch on one shoulder and the China Burma patch on the other shoulder. The jacket also has a Navigator Wings pin. This pin is marked Sterling on the back of it. The jacket is marked Regulation Army Officers Uniform on the inside liner. The inner pocket tag is marked Coat Wool Elastique OD Dark Officers Size 39 Regular Code No 404 Dated March 2 1944 along with other numbers. The jacket shows heavy wear and has numerous small holes in the fabric all around the jacket with a lot of them looking to be on the sleeves. There is also some staining in places. This jacket belonged to a gentleman named Page Edwin Preston who graduated from the Virginia Military Institute in 1943 and then was in the US Army afterwards. Please take a look at all of the pictures for condition. The item “World War 2 Coat US Army Air Corps 5th Air Force & CBI Patch Navigator Wings” is in sale since Sunday, April 25, 2021. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\United States\Uniforms”. The seller is “alsgt” and is located in Windsor, Virginia. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Original/Reproduction: Original