Badge, Pilot, Italian Air Service

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The Italian Air Service badge was presented to American pilots trained in Foggia Italy during World War I. This badge was worn by the donor George Harold Cronin III of the United States Army Air Service.

Donated by the Family of George Harold Cronin

Physical Description:
Italian Air Service pilot's badge; gold wire eagle depicted on a black felt backing.

Country of Origin
Italy

Location
National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC
Exhibition
Legend, Memory and the Great War in the Air

Type
AWARDS-Insignia

Materials
Overall: Gold Wire on Felt
Dimensions
3-D: 10 × 5 × 0.4cm (3 15/16 × 1 15/16 × 3/16 in.)

The Italian Air Service badge was presented to American pilots trained in Foggia Italy during World War I. This badge was worn by the donor George Harold Cronin III of the United States Army Air Service.

Donated by the Family of George Harold Cronin

Physical Description:
Italian Air Service pilot's badge; gold wire eagle depicted on a black felt backing.

Country of Origin
Italy

Location
National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC
Exhibition
Legend, Memory and the Great War in the Air

Type
AWARDS-Insignia

Materials
Overall: Gold Wire on Felt
Dimensions
3-D: 10 × 5 × 0.4cm (3 15/16 × 1 15/16 × 3/16 in.)

ID: A19940179000