This is a Japanese winter flying suit that was in use during World War II. The suit was picked up by an American airman Sergeant William T. Hicks on Chichi Jima island which lies about 200 miles from the Japanese coast.
Donated by Sgt. William F. Hicks
Country of Origin: Japan
Clothing: 152.4 x 78.7 x 7.6cm (60 x 31 x 3 in.)
Outer Shell: Cotton
Lining: Rabbit Fur
Snaps and Zipper: Brass
Other: Leather, rubber, electrical wires
Japanese Army Air Force one piece coverall flying suit; rabbit fur lining and collar; patch pocket on each thigh; knit cuffs; zipper down front; rear back pocket with flap; zip wrist and ankle cuffs; patch pockets on both breasts; zippers on each side at the hips.