Italian Flying Helmet

Description

Thomas C. Farrow was a B-17 aircrew member assigned to the 384th Bombardment Squadron in England during WWII. He was imprisoned at Stalag Luft IV when his B-17 was shot down July 1944. It’s unknown when he received this fleece-lined Italian helmet. The tag inside the helmet reads “LESA Modello T Taglia 58.”

Additional Images

Filed In:
Era: World War II
Personal Equipment & Helmets: Flying Helmet
Special Collection: Foreign
Accession #:
2000-3242-0030-0007
Museum Location:
Not on display
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Every artifact in the Air Mobility Command Museum, including this one, is part of the United States Air Force Heritage Program. We are not able to loan or sell artifacts in the museum's collection.

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