Clip-on Sunglasses Note: This item is currently in storage. This is one of five items that provide a special peek into the footlocker of a World War I American soldier. 1st Lt. Carroll DeWitt McClung was a pilot with the 28th Aero Squadron, 3rd Pursuit Group. He was trained as a pilot in the Nieuport aircraft and then flew the SPAD XIII in combat. These blue-tinted clip-on sunglasses were worn by 1st Lt. Carroll DeWitt McClung with his prescription eyeglasses. They are approximately 3-3/8 - 4 inches in width and were manufactured to stretch to fit and clip onto various size prescription eyeglass frames. This style of clip-on sunglasses is still manufactured and used today. Donated by Edgar B. McClung. Click here to return to the Featured World War I Artifacts index. Find Out More Related Fact Sheets Kodak Autographic Camera Barbed Wire Ink Bottle Souvenir Miniature Wooden Shoes Note: The appearance of hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the National Museum of the USAF, the U.S. Air Force, or the Department of Defense, of the external website, or the information, products or services contained therein.