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last is a set of USN summer weight flight gloves which is it for now. i have more but would take a lot some more digging. i am just hoping that i have contributed something of value to the forum but giving simple examples of some USN WW2 era flight gear.

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Incredible stuff Mike! Amazing pieces! Im very jealous!

 

Thanks Rick, I am sure it pales in comparison to your collection.

 

-Reading back through my posts looks like I did a poor job spell checking... I seam to miss a bunch of words when using my iPad.

Go Navy!


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Hi Mike. Thanks for posting your stuff! Great. Nice to see something new here!

 

Of course a QAS pack is the best and your Seat type chute!

 

M421a jacket is interesting. I noticed modification like this somewhere before on M426 flight suit. For sure it was done for kind of purpose! Maybe you are right about M592 kit!

 

Thanks again,

Jerry

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Thanks Rick, I am sure it pales in comparison to your collection.

 

-Reading back through my posts looks like I did a poor job spell checking... I seam to miss a bunch of words when using my iPad.

Im honoured that you would think my collection surpasses this amazing display, sadly it doesnt ?? Im still in the novice stage of WWII aviation collecting and can only dream of having the gear that youve shared here! ?

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Collector of WWII M-1helmets and WWII Airborne items

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Small lucky item which I found for my collection: AN6552 jacket.

 

I was looking for a good condition M422a/AN6552 jacket for a LONG LONG time with all small parts not messed like: knits, waistband, zipper, zipper pull, tag, good collar etc.

 

 

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Hey Jerry, you should turn that Corsair ammo box around and have a foot of linked .50 Cal. hanging out!?

Interested in US Naval and Marine aviation history, aircrew wings & insignia.

WW2 US Navy and Marine Grumman Wildcat, Avenger & Douglas SBD aircraft.

Also interested in US 5th AF in Australia.


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