Collection Item 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.
Collection Item Long Description:
National Air and Space Museum
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
Donated by Alex Massin
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 1.9 x 7.5cm (3/4 x 2 15/16 in.)
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Country of Origin
United States of America
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.