US WW2 Army Field “Ike” Jacket 7th Army ETO – 36R . UA338

WW2 Army Field “Ike” Jacket. Wool O.D. Jacket has COMZ ETO (Communications Zone European theater of Operation US Army) shoulder sleeve insignia (patch) on one sleeve and 7th Army patch on other sleeve. Also, has Sergeant cloth sleeve rank insignia on each sleeve. Jacket has four overseas stripes on lower sleeve. Each stripe represents 6 months service in a combat zone. The 4 stripes would represent 2 years of service in a combat zone. Also, has 2 place ribbon above above one pocket and ruptured duck insignia (honorable discharge) above other pocket. U.S. Adjutant General’s Office and U.S. collar disks. Contract tag size marked 36R. Overall 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.

 

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Weight53 oz
Dimensions11 × 11 × 4 in

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