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Electrically-heated shoe inserts

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. Electrically-heated shoe inserts used to combat the bitter cold, which dropped to as low as -50°F at high altitude (20-30,000 feet).

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. Electrically-heated shoe inserts used to combat the bitter cold, which dropped to as low as -50°F at high altitude (20-30,000 feet). (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. Electrically-heated shoe inserts used to combat the bitter cold, which dropped to as low as -50°F at high altitude (20-30,000 feet).

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