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 M-1936 field bag (sometimes called a musette bag) was made by the Wm. W. Stanley Co. Many thousands of these bags were made by a number of manufacturers and were issued to ground and air crews. Made of heavy green canvas, it has a shoulder strap, side pocket, and two interior pockets.
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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 artifacts in the museum's collection.