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Goggles, Flying, United States Air Corps, Gen. James H. Doolittle
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.
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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.
Donated by Lt. Gen. James H. Doolittle (USAF, Ret.)
E. B. Meyrowitz
Country of Origin
United States of America
Frame: Chrome Steel
Eye Padding: Natural Rubber
3-D: 20.3 x 2.5 x 5.1cm (8 x 1 x 2 in.)
National Air and Space Museum
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