Bomber crew body armor
By Danielle Almeter, National Museum of the U.S. Air Force
/ Published October 30, 2017
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. Bomber crew body armor worn over clothing, it weighed about 13 lbs and could be quickly removed by pulling the red strap.
Click here for details about the Memphis BelleTM Exhibit Opening Events May 17-19, 2018.