USAAF 587th Bomb Squadron, 394th BG, 9th AF D-Day Unit Grouping of Staff Sgt. John W. Eckman
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USAAF 587th Bomb Squadron, 394th BG, 9th AF D-Day Unit Grouping of Staff Sgt. John W. Eckman

Code: afsq20587bs


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ARTIFACT: This is a great World War II United States 9th Air Force grouping which belonged to Staff Sergeant John W. Eckman of the 587th Bomber Squad, 394th Bomber Group D-Day Unit which flew B-26 & A-26 aircraft. The grouping contains a jacket patch, a shoulder patch, a dog tag, two small photographs and various papers. The jacket patch depicts a flying skull sporting a baseball cap and smoking a cigar with two crossed torpedoes and the fully-embroidered shoulder patch reads UNITED STATES AIR CORPS encircling a star.

VINTAGE: Circa WWII.

SIZE: Various sizes: patches are 3-3/8" and 5-1/2" in diameter.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Items are made of expected materials: jacket patch made of dirigible skin; fully embroidered patch made with silk or cotton thread; dog tag made of pot metal.

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: JOHN W. ECKMAN 32341860 T42 44 J.C. ECKMAN 37 HARRISON ST MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. C on dog tag.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Army Air Force collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VCEJ09 LHEJX TRHEJX10/16

CONDITION: 7- (Very Fine-): Items are in various conditions but are in overall very fine shape.

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