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This is a grouping belonging to a United States Army Air Forces captain (name obscured) of the 3rd Combat Cargo Squadron, 1st Combat Cargo Group, 10th Air Force. The grouping includes a pair of lieutenant bars, a leather jacket patch and a twill shoulder patch, all made in the China-Burma-India theatre. Also included are an inscribed air medal, an issue altitude computer and two US-made shoulder patches.
Circa World War II.
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION:
Lieutenant bars are cotton with cotton/silk embroidery, the other CBI-made shoulder patch is twill with embroidery, and the jacket patch is multi-piece leather. The two US-made patches are fully embroidered in silk/cotton threads, the flight computer is cardboard and the air medal is most likely bronze.
Air medal has single link for attachment.
Air medal reverse reads CAPTAIN (?) 10TH AAF.
This is from a United States Army Air Forces collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. Ebay VAGEX10 LAAJJX3/10
8- (Very Fine-Excellent): Items are in various conditions, but overall are in excellent shape.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.