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A-2 jacket worn by Sgt Richard Benson

Plans call for this artifact to be displayed near the B-17F Memphis Belle™ as part of the new strategic bombardment exhibit in the WWII Gallery, which opens to the public on May 17, 2018.  A-2 jacket worn by Sgt Richard Benson, who was the ball turret gunner of the Eighth Air Force B-17 Ole Timer.

Plans call for this artifact to be displayed near the B-17F Memphis Belle™ as part of the new strategic bombardment exhibit in the WWII Gallery, which opens to the public on May 17, 2018. A-2 jacket worn by Sgt Richard Benson, who was the ball turret gunner of the Eighth Air Force B-17 Ole Timer. (U.S. Air Force photo)

DAYTON, Ohio --

Plans call for this artifact to be displayed near the B-17F Memphis Belle™ as part of the new strategic bombardment exhibit in the WWII Gallery, which opens to the public on May 17, 2018.  A-2 jacket worn by Sgt Richard Benson, who was the ball turret gunner of the Eighth Air Force B-17 Ole Timer.

Click here for details about the Memphis BelleTM Exhibit Opening Events May 17-19, 2018.