Mint WWII USAAF 398th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force Jacket Patch
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Mint WWII USAAF 398th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force Jacket Patch

Code: afsq20398bg

$650.00


Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a mint World War II jacket patch for the United States Army Air Forces 398th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force, including Squadrons 600 through 603. The 398th was active from March 1, 1943 until September 1, 1945 and flew B-17 bombers. The group participated in many maneuvers, including the D-Day invasion and the attack on Derben, Germany. This patch is the identification logo for all squadrons of the 398th, known as "Hell from Heaven". The patch is inked upon embossed leather.

VINTAGE: Circa World War II.

SIZE: Approximately 4-5/8" in height and 4" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Inked upon embossed leather.

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: 398th GROUP BOMBARDMENT written on reverse.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Army Air Forces collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAJJX12 LFEJX10/12

CONDITION: 10- (Near Mint): The patch is mint.

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