SOLD WW2 US AAF “Ike” Field Jacket . UA1240

United States WW2 AAF “Ike” Field Jacket. One sleeve has bullion Army Air Force shoulder sleeve insignia (patch) on upper portion of sleeve and three overseas stripes on lower portion of the 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. Sergeant (Sgt.) cloth sleeve rank insignia on each sleeve. Uniform has an Army Meritorious Unit Commendation Patch on the other lower sleeve. Nice 3-inch full sized air crew wings over one front pocket with 3 ribbon bars below. Above other pocket is a cloth Ruptured Duck honorable discharge insignia. Also, has enlisted collar U.S. and AAF winged propeller insignia on collar area. Faded size mark, appears to be 35S, and a lot of military laundry type marks on inner upper back area. 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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Additional information

Weight 44 oz
Dimensions 13 × 12 × 3 in

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