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Badge, Aerial Gunner, United States Army Air Forces


Display Status:

This object is on display in the World War II Aviation (DC) exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.

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.

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Data Source

National Air and Space Museum


Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Credit Line

Donated by Alex Massin


Overall: Silver


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

Country of Origin

United States of America

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.



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