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Maj. Jack M. Ilfrey Service Coat

Maj. Jack M. Ilfrey, a World War II USAAF ace with eight victories, wore this service coat. The "winged boot" insignia on the left pocket flap is an unofficial badge for downed airmen who escaped from behind enemy lines. Maj. Ilfrey flew a P-38 Lightning fighter with the 79th Fighter Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo)

Maj. Jack M. Ilfrey, a World War II USAAF ace with eight victories, wore this service coat. The "winged boot" insignia on the left pocket flap is an unofficial badge for downed airmen who escaped from behind enemy lines. Maj. Ilfrey flew a P-38 Lightning fighter with the 79th Fighter Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo)

Note: This item is currently in storage.

Maj. Jack M. Ilfrey, a World War II USAAF ace with eight victories, wore this service coat. The "winged boot" insignia on the left pocket flap is an unofficial badge for downed airmen who escaped from behind enemy lines. Maj. Ilfrey flew a P-38 Lightning fighter with the 79th Fighter Squadron.

Donated by Mrs. B.W. Wilkinson.

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