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Sgt Richard Benson's uniform trousers

  • Published
  • By Danielle Almeter
  • National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

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.

Sgt Richard Benson, a ball turret gunner in the 34th Bomb Group, Eighth Air Force, painted his missions on these uniform trousers.

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