Nice WWII USAAF 528th Bomb Squadron, 380th Bomb Group, 5th Air Force Patch
ARTIFACT: This is a nice World War II United States Army Air Forces 528th Bomb Squadron, 380th Bomb Group, 5th Air Force patch. The 528th flew B-24s in the Pacific Theatre. They were in Australia 1943-1944, at Mindanow in 1944 and Okinawa in 1945. The patch shows the 528th mascot Herky The Clown straddling a missile while toting a smoking weapon.
VINTAGE: Circa World War II.
SIZE: About 5-1/4"e; in diameter.
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Painted leather.
ATTACHMENT: To be sewn onto garment.
ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Army Air Forces collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. LAEJR93 LEGEX
CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): Very minor wear and soiling.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.