Ca. 1943 USAAF 345th Bomb Group, 5th Air Force "Air Apaches" Jacket Patch
ARTIFACT: Circa 1943 United States Army Air Forces 345th Bomb Group, 5th Air Force "Air Apaches" US-made jacket patch. The center shows the profile of an Apache Indian Chief with an embroidered feathered headdress and beneath reads: "AIR APACHES" in white lettering.
VINTAGE: Circa 1943
SIZE: Approximately 4-1/2" x 5"
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Embroidered wool felt, silk/cotton/polyester thread, gauze backing
ITEM NOTES: This is from a USAAF collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MBX16 LFJJX10/16
CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): The patch shows minor wear and soiling, the colors remain bright, overall excellent condition.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.