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Field jacket worn by Sgt Larry Gardner

  • 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.

Field jacket worn by B-24 tail gunner Sgt Larry Gardner.  During his tour, he was shot down and rescued by Italian partisans.

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