Large WWII US 728th Bomb Squadron (BS), 452nd Bomb Group (BG), 8th AF Silk-Screened on Leather Patch
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Large WWII US 728th Bomb Squadron (BS), 452nd Bomb Group (BG), 8th AF Silk-Screened on Leather Patch

Code: afsq20728bs


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Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a large United States 728th Bomb Squadron, 452nd Bomb Group, 8th Air Force patch from World War II. The 728th was part of the Normandy offensive and flew B-17 aircraft. The lightweight patch has lovely, earthy colors and is silk-screened on leather. It shows a flying elephant about to drop a missile from his furled trunk.

VINTAGE: Circa early World War II.

SIZE: Approximately 5-9/16" in height x 6-1/8" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Silk-screened leather.

ATTACHMENT: To be sewn onto Flight Clothing.

MARKINGS: N/A.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Army Air Forces collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MCGEX08 LGIEX3/11 SGEJX11/18/22

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The patch shows some light wear and minor creasing near the b0ttom right section.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.