U.S. WW2 Army Field “Ike” Jacket. Wool O.D. Jacket has 8th Army bullion shoulder sleeve insignia (patch). Also, has Corporal cloth rank insignia on each sleeve. Jacket has two overseas stripes on lower sleeve. Each stripe represents 6 months service in a combat zone. The 2 stripes would represent 1 year of service in a combat zone. Domed Quartermaster Corps and U.S. collar disks. Contract tag located in pocket size marked 38R. Several scatter moth nips, heavily used and worn condition.
Additional Notes: The Eisenhower jacket also known as “Ike” jacket, officially listed as the Jacket, Field, Wool, Olive Drab, is a type of waist length jacket developed for the US. Army during the later stages of WW2 and named after Dwight Eisenhower. Intended to be worn on its own or as an insulating layer beneath the M-1943 Field Jacket and over the standard wool flannel shirt and wool sweater, it featured a pleated back, adjustable waist band, fly front buttons, bellows chest pockets, slash side pockets, and shoulder straps.
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|Dimensions||11 × 10 × 3 in|