Goggles, Flying, United States Air Corps, Gen. James H. Doolittle

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    Goggles, Flying, United States Air Corps, Gen. James H. Doolittle

    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.

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    Goggles, Flying, United States Air Corps, Gen. James H. Doolittle

    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.

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    Goggles, Flying, United States Air Corps, Gen. James H. Doolittle

    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.

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    E. B. Meyrowitz Flying Goggles and Case

    Jimmy Doolittle wore these goggles during the 1920s and 1930s.

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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.