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Badge, Aerial Gunner, United States Army Air Forces

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This object is on display in the World War II Aviation exhibition at the National Mall building.

Summary

The Aerial Gunner badge was authorized on April 29, 1943. The design of the wing shell in the center of the badge was copied from the Aerial Gunner Award established in 1926.

Donated by Alex Massin

Country of Origin: United States of America

Dimensions: 2-D - Unframed (H x W): 1.9 x 7.5cm (3/4 x 2 15/16 in.)

Materials: Overall: Silver

Physical Description:United States Army Air Force Aerial Gunner's Badge; two piece stamped silver wings with applied winged bullet in center of badge; pin back; regulation size for wear on uniform coat or tunic.

Inventory number: A19610137000

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