Olive Drab Ike Service Coat


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 wool olive drab Ike jacket has corduroy-lined slash pockets, technical sergeant rank, and Fourth and Eighth Air Force shoulder patches. His aircrew member aviation badge is embroidered in white on blue felt. There is one metal overseas service bar on the lower left sleeve.

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Era: World War II
Clothing & Insignia: Coats
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Not on display

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