US WW2 Army Field “Ike” Jacket ” 20th Armored 36R . UA378

U.S. WW2 Army Field “Ike” Jacket “. Wool O.D. Jacket has 20th Armored shoulder sleeve insignia on one sleeve and Private First Class (Pfc) cloth sleeve rank insignia on each sleeve. Also has one overseas stripe on lower sleeve. Each stripe represents 6 months service in a combat zone. This one stripes would represent 1/2 year of service in a combat zone and has one service stripe (representing 3 years service). Has 4 ribbons above one pocket as well as CIB (Combat Infantryman Badge) and Rifle qualification badge pinned on pocket. On other side, has ruptured duck (honorable discharge) insignia and army Presidential Unit Citation (PUC) ribbon bar. There are two “U.S:” EM collar disks. Has 36R size tag and military laundry marks in neck area. Phil. QM Depot tag in pocket. 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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Additional information

Weight56 oz
Dimensions10 × 10 × 6 in

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