USAAF 569th Bomb Squadron, 390th Bomb Group, 8th AF Patch Worn by Tsgt. "Red" Caspar

USAAF 569th Bomb Squadron, 390th Bomb Group, 8th AF Patch Worn by Tsgt. "Red" Caspar

Code: afsq20569bs

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ARTIFACT: This is a squadron patch for the United States 569th Bomb Squadron, 390th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force, which participated in Big Week, D-Day, and the Battle of the Bulge. The patch was originally worn by Tsgt. "Red" Caspar of the B-17 unit, who flew 17 missions over Germany. The patch shows a bear throwing a missile form a cloud.

VINTAGE: Circa World War II.

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

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Painted leather, felt, paper backing.


MARKINGS: Typewritten label explaining provenance.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Air Force collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VBEJX08 LFJJX2/11

CONDITION: 7- (Very Fine-): The patch shows some moderate wear and areas of light discoloration; backing has partially come off in spots.

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