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M-2 Gun Un-jamming Tool

This un-jamming tool was used by the donor's father, a B-17 tail gunner in Europe during World War II. The tool was handmade and used because the cold and gloves hampered dexterity. (U.S. Air Force photo)

This un-jamming tool was used by the donor's father, a B-17 tail gunner in Europe during World War II. The tool was handmade and used because the cold and gloves hampered dexterity. (U.S. Air Force photo)

Note: This item is currently in storage.

This un-jamming tool was used by the donor's father, a B-17 tail gunner in Europe during World War II. The tool was handmade and used because the cold and gloves hampered dexterity. According to the donor, tools like this were common among aerial gunners during the war.

Donated by Mr. Mark Jacques.

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