Leather B-2 Flying Cap

Description

Technical Sergeant William J. Brady was a B-17 radio operator and tail gunner assigned to the 493rd Bomb Group, 860th Bomb Squadron at Debach, England. He flew 25 B-17 missions.

His leather B-2 flying cap was made by Shaw-Barton Inc. and is lined with fleece on the inside and around the sides. There are 24 bombs stenciled in silver on the visor.

Filed In:
Era: World War II
Clothing & Insignia: Caps & Hats
Accession #:
2013-3242-0017-0010
Museum Location:
Not on display
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Disclaimer

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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