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  • POW Sweater

    Note: This item is currently in storage.The donor of this sweater, a B-17 tail gunner, was shot down in October 1944 during a raid to Cologne. He was sent to a prisoner of war camp as the Russians advanced through Poland and East Prussia. He knitted this sweater while imprisoned at Stalag Luft

  • POW Chess Set

    Note: This item is currently in storage.This chess set was hand-carved by the donor's uncle, 1st Lt. Harold Weachter, a navigator, while in Barth prisoner of war camp.Donated by Ms. Helen Willis.Click here to return to the Featured Accessions index.

  • President Kennedy's Air Force One Blanket

    Note: This item is currently in storage.This is a light blue blanket with a dark blue Presidential Seal featured in the center.This blanket was used by President Kennedy while flying aboard Air Force One. It was safeguarded by the pilot, James B. Swindal, on Nov. 22, 1963, the day of Kennedy's

  • Packard 1A-2025 Water Manifold

    Note: This item is currently in storage.This type of water manifold was used on R-1, R-4 and R-5 U.S. Army Air Service racing aircraft during the 1920s. These Army aircraft competed for the Pulitzer Trophy.Click here to return to the Featured Accessions index.

  • Packard 1A-2025

    Note: This item is currently in storage.This Packard 1A-2025 engine (S/N 10) was used on the Verville-Packard R-1 racer, which won the first Pulitzer Speed Trophy on Nov. 20, 1920, with a speed of 178 mph.Transferred from Mather Air Force Base.Click here to return to the Featured Accessions index.

  • Periscopic Sextant

    This item was designed to be used by navigators on C-123 aircraft.Click here to return to the Featured Accessions index.  Find Out More Related Fact Sheets

  • Pilot, Cadet & OCS Classes

    Flying Cadet Class 40-AFlying Cadet Class 40-GFlying Cadet Class 40-HFlying Cadet Class 41-BFlying Cadet Class 41-CFlying Cadet Class 41-EFlying Cadet Class 41-FPilot Class 42-BPilot Class 42-IAviation Cadet Class 43-CAviation Cadet Pilot Class 43-DAviation Cadet Class 43-EAviation Cadet Advanced

  • Pilot Groups

    China-Burma-India Hump PilotsF-105 Fighter PilotsGlider Pilots in World War IIUSAF Helicopter PilotsRed River Valley Fighter Pilots Association - River RatsRF-86 PilotsSergeant Pilots AssociationWomen Airforce Service Pilots (Plaque)Women Airforce Service Pilots (Monument)Wright Field Test

  • Pararescuemen and Combat Rescue Officers

    Air Force Pararescue Jumpers (or PJs) act as the surface-to-air link during personnel recovery in both friendly and hostile areas. They are skilled in treating injuries, which PJs often see when recovering personnel. They can bring people out of difficult situations day or night, in mountains or

  • Prime RIBS Donor Acknowledgments

    The National Museum of the United States Air Force wishes to acknowledge the material and financial support of the following organizations in the presentation of the Prime RIBS exhibit: HQ United States Air Force, Directorate of ServicesHQ Air Force Materiel Command, Office of ServicesThe Air Force

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