His leather helmet, appears to be in good condition. His left arm patch 2 is for his position i. This version of the Croix De Guerre medal was awarded to US Army USMC US Marine Corps Soldiers who distinguished themselves by acts of heroism for combat involving combat with the enemy during WW1. Also included is a Sterling Silver Cup with his name engraved as seen, it has wear and light dents around bottom rim.The jacket and pants were hand crafted by Louis Scheeline Oakland, Cal. Pants were crafted in the traditional wide to narrow breeches style. They are in excellent condition, missing only one button at the bottom of his left leg. When the United States entered WW1 in 1917, the first deadly air war in history had been raging over Europe for nearly three years.
Some American pilots had flown in combat for the French as part of the "Lafayette Escadrille", and these hardened air combat veterans formed the core of the fledgling US Army Air Service. Often overlooked is the American effort to aid the Italians in their fight against the Austrians on the Italian Front.
65 US Air Service pilots flew combat missions with Italian squadrons, most famously operating Italian light and heavy bombers in the decisive Battle of Vittorio Veneto in October 1918, which caused the collapse of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. This US Army Air Service WW1 ITALIAN FRONT PILOT BULLION WINGS BADGED WOOL UNIFORM is in excellent condition. " officer and "winged propellers" on his collar and "U. Insignia at the left side and right of the collar. Small moth holes front and back.
The uniform is in fine shape, with no other damage to the tough OD wool construction. US" The tunic bears pin-back "U. " officer and "winged propellers All buttons down the front, and at the shoulder straps and 4 front pockets are present.
List of what you will receive. Sterling Silver Cup 145 grams by Shreve & Co. Tunic - All buttons present.Pants- Missing one button bottom left leg. Patch- WW1 Bullion Patch Wings. Medal-French Croix De Guerre w/Service Ribbon. Patches as shown sewn on left arm.
The item "WW1 US PILOT 2ND LIEUT. TUNIC, PANTS, HELMET, BULLION PATCH, PHOTOS, MEDALS, CUP" is in sale since Tuesday, October 27, 2020.
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