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    Posted 10 years ago

    scottvez
    (927 items)

    This is a studio photograph of a WW2 Army Air Corps pilot (Lieutenant), wearing his dress uniform and full sized wings on his chest.

    The photograph was taken by Shrader of Little Rock, Arkansas.

    Reproduction of this photograph in any form is not authorized.

    Scott

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    1. scottvez scottvez, 10 years ago
      Take a look at my other items for a WW2 crew member wing and several trench art pieces with wings.

      Scott
    2. VikingFan82 VikingFan82, 10 years ago
      My great uncle was a tailgunner in WWII. He was shot down over England. before he went up in his first mission he had his wings welded to a bracelet and had his little brother's (my grandfather's) name engraved on the inside. It is also my father and brother's name. He said if he was killed he wanted them to go to his brother. My brother now owns them.
    3. scottvez scottvez, 10 years ago
      Thank for sharing your story, Viking.

      I have several WW2 wing and insignia bracelets, but none with a family history.

      If you have time look at my trench art wing related items.

      Scott
    4. scottvez scottvez, 10 years ago
      Also here is a photograph of a WW2 AAC crew member displaying his wing:

      http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/32544-ww2-army-air-corps-crew-member-wing-phot?in=user

      Scott
    5. scottvez scottvez, 9 years ago
      Thanks tom.

      Scott

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