You are bidding on an EXCELLENT and VERY RARE example of a WW2 USAAF 316th Bombardment Wing (Very Heavy) Flight Jacket Patch!
The 316th Bombardment Wing, Very Heavy was established on August 4, 1944. part of the 2nd Air Force, it was attached to the XXII Bomber Command. After the war, they were moved to Okinawa between July and September, 1945. It was later assigned to the 8th Air Force, and in 1946 to the Far East Air Forces. Eventually, re-designated the 316th Composite Wing in Jan 1946, and then the 316th Bombardment Wing (Very Heavy) in May 1946. It was inactivated on Okinawa on June 21, 1948.
Made of machine woven cotton/rayon, this item is in SUPERB unused condition! All colors are bright, and features the emblem of a Lion Grasping a Sword. A PERFECT addition to any collection or display!
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Although my passion is the Me109, I do offer many other German Aircraft (Fw190, Me262, etc.), as well as USAF and Japanese items. Occasionally I do offer many non-vintage items such as prints and art relating to the time period. As a private collector myself, I am constantly on the lookout for historical memorabilia, authentic photographs, artwork or anything unique relating to military aircraft.
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