Insignia, 79th Pursuit Squadron, United States Army Air Corps

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

This is an example of the insignia used by the 79th Pursuit Squadron assigned to Barksdale Field, Shreveport, Louisiana.

Collection Item Long Description:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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

Credit Line

Donated by Miss Katherine M. Smart

Materials

  • Leather
  • Paint
  • Metallic Paint

Dimensions

2-D - Unframed (H x W) (Diameter): 12.9cm (5 1/16 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Physical Description

United States Army Air Corps 79th Pursuit Squadron painted leather insignia; blue and yellow target depicted with yellow wings and crossed sword and arrow on a blue background.

Type

AWARDS-Insignia

Inventory Number

A19710531000

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