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Hand-painted leather patch

  • 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.

Hand-painted leather 727th Bomb Squadron patch worn by 1st Lt Robert Henbest, a B-24 bombardier in the Fifteenth Air Force.

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