US WW2 Army Field “Ike” Jacket 45th Division – 36R . UA1005

U.S. WW2 Army Field “Ike” Jacket. Wool O.D. Jacket has 45th Infantry Division shoulder sleeve insignia (patch) on one sleeve. Jacket has three overseas stripes on lower sleeve. Each stripe represents 6 months service in a combat zone. The 3 stripes would represent 1 1/2 years of service in a combat zone. Ruptured duck (honorable discharge) cloth insignia above one pocket. Contract tag inside pocket has size of 36R. Also, has size tag in neck area with size of 36R and also in back neck area is named in ink as well. Named on liner near inner pocket area along with a service number. Worn and used 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.

 

See Additional Information for shipping dimensions. 

Additional information

Weight51 oz
Dimensions11 × 10 × 4 in

You may also like…