Goggles, Flying, United States Air Corps, Gen. James H. Doolittle
These goggles were worn by Maj. Jimmy Doolittle during the 1931 National Air Races in Cleveland, Ohio. Doolittle left the goggles at a restraunt and they were subsequently found by Robert Carpenter. Mr. Carpenter returned the goggles to Doolittle in May 1972.
Donated by Lt. Gen. James H. Doolittle (USAF, Ret.)
E. B. Meyrowitz flying goggles worn by Jimmy Doolittle; chrome steel frames with tinted amber glass lenses; rubber eye pieces with embossed text "PAT. 1928"; rubberized tan elastic strap; manufacturer's tag sewn on the inside of the strap.
- Country of Origin
- United States of America
- E. B. Meyrowitz
- National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC
- Barron Hilton Pioneers of Flight
- PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Helmets & Headwear
- Frame: Chrome Steel
- Lenses: Glass
- Eye Padding: Natural Rubber
- Strap: Elastic
- 3-D: 20.3 x 2.5 x 5.1cm (8 x 1 x 2 in.)