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WWII Named 8th Air Force 446th Bomb Group US Army Air Corps Aerial Gunner Wings in Sterling
Item #: VF4069
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Fantastic named WWII Army Air Corps Aerial Gunner Wings are Die struck, marked Sterling. Wings are named to Jack Arbuthnot of the 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the first heavy bomber mission on D-Day, 6 June 1944, and continued to support the ground forces move eastwards, dropping airborne troops into Wesel, north-west Germany, as part of the advance across the River Rhine. Wings measure 3 inches wide and have never been cleaned.
Shipping Weight: 0.6 lb
Your Price $325.00 USD