Tunic, United States Army Air Forces

Tunic, United States Army Air Forces

     

This uniform was worn by the donor, William P. Haynes, while serving as a pilot in Air Transport Command in North Africa and Italy during World War II. It is an example of a British battledress adopted by an American serviceman.

Donated by Maj. William P. Haynes

Physical Description:
United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) olive green serge wool battle jacket; two upper flap pockets with box pleats; five hidden buttons down front; attached waist belt; epaulets.

Country of Origin
United Kingdom

Manufacturer
Raper & Bainbridge Ltd.

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Uniforms: Military

Materials
Wool, cotton, metal, stainless steel
Dimensions
Clothing: 72.4 x 70.5 x 7.6cm (28 1/2 x 27 3/4 x 3 in.)
Clothing Size: 7

This uniform was worn by the donor, William P. Haynes, while serving as a pilot in Air Transport Command in North Africa and Italy during World War II. It is an example of a British battledress adopted by an American serviceman.

Donated by Maj. William P. Haynes

Physical Description:
United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) olive green serge wool battle jacket; two upper flap pockets with box pleats; five hidden buttons down front; attached waist belt; epaulets.

Country of Origin
United Kingdom

Manufacturer
Raper & Bainbridge Ltd.

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Uniforms: Military

Materials
Wool, cotton, metal, stainless steel
Dimensions
Clothing: 72.4 x 70.5 x 7.6cm (28 1/2 x 27 3/4 x 3 in.)
Clothing Size: 7

ID: A19721254000