Sweetheart pins, wings, handkerchiefs, bracelets, and pillow covers are some of the gifts that military men bought for their girlfriends, wives, and other family.
This pillow cover designed for a sister features a poem and flying aircraft in white and red flocking on olive green fabric.
Minter Field in California was a pilot training school in WWII.
Question about this artifact? Email the Collections Manager, Hal Sellars.
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.