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Leather Flyers Jacket question

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Hi, 

 

were the leather flyers jackets for the United States made in China during WW2 also?  My friend has one but I didn't see it yet.  He said it says inside Made in China.   Any help would be appreciated.  

Thanks,

rocky

 

 

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Rocky, Seems Odd, Perhaps some of the Members can assist you when you show a picture of it.

Best of Luck for sorting this out.

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No, they were not made in China during WW2, they were made in the USA. Anything with that type of label would be

5 hours ago, rocky said:

Hi, 

 

were the leather flyers jackets for the United States made in China during WW2 also?  My friend has one but I didn't see it yet.  He said it says inside Made in China.   Any help would be appreciated.  

Thanks,

rocky

 

 

 No, they were not made in China during WW2, they were made in the USA. Anything with that type of "China" label would be a modern reproduction.

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Agree entirely. China was occupied by the Japanese since before our envolvement. Chinese aiding downed American airmen were actively hunted and killed. I cannot imagine how Chinese citizens made US flight jackets during that time.

Dave

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Yep. As already mentioned, No original WW2 U.S. jackets were made in China. As mentioned, must be a modern jacket.


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