From an IL estate comes this WW2 bundle that includes. 1 7th army jacket with leather belt, shirts and trousers.1 Ike Jacket for a guy that weighed about 80 lbs! And his personal address book. WW2 Signal flag kit with 3 battle tested flags.
Personal effects include Honorable discharge papers in leather bound with medals inside of Charles F Reinhart from Rock Falls IL. (3) WW2 comic propaganda Postcards, platoon photo, ammo clip discards, MacArthur button & ribbon.
The chilling tiny squad photo where on back it tells of the guy in the sweater He got killed and I took his place. The 7th Air Force initially provided air defense for the Hawaiian Islands.During 1943, the 7th AF served in combat in the central and western Pacific. Visit our 7th Air Force. Honor Project with rosters of servicemen who served in the groups of the 7th. Constituted as Hawaiian AF on 19 Oct 1940.
Redesignated Seventh AF in Feb 1942. Provided air defense for the Hawaiian Islands and, after mid-1943, served in combat in the central and western Pacific areas. Redesignated Pacific Air Command in Dec 1947. Discontinued on 1 Jun 1949. Assigned to Far East Air Forces.
Ft Shafter, TH, 1 Nov 1940; Hickam Field, TH, c. 12 Jul 1941; Saipan, 13 Dec 1944; Okinawa, 14 Jul 1945; Hickam Field, TH, 1 Jan 1941-Jun 1949.
Hickam AFB, TH, 5 Jan 1955; Wheeler AFB, TH, 24 Mar 1955. Maj Gen Frederick L Martin, 2 Nov 1940; Maj Gen Clarence L Tinker, 18 Dec 1941; Brig Gen Howard C Davidson, 9 Jun 1942; Maj Gen Willis H Hale, 20 Jun 1942; Maj Gen Robert W Douglass Jr, 15 Apr 1944; Maj Gen Thomas D White, 23 Jun 1945; Brig Gen Donald F Stace, 19 Oct 1946; Maj Gen Ralph H Wooten, 22 May 1947; Brig Gen Robert F Travis, 1 Sep 1948-1 Jun 1949.
Maj Gen Sory Smith, 5 Jan 1955; Brig Gen Julian M Chappell, 25 Jul 1955. Central Pacific; Air Offensive, Japan; Eastern Mandates; Western Pacific; Ryukyus; China Offensive. On a blue disc a golden orange Arabic numeral "7" enfiled in base by a white five-pointed star charged with a red disc, in perspective, all within a golden orange border. Data from Air Force Combat Units of World War II By Maurer, Maurer, Published 1986.The item "WW2 7TH ARMY AIRCORP JACKET, PANTS SHIRT, IKE JACKET, SIGNAL FLAG KIT & PERSONAL" is in sale since Thursday, October 28, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\United States\Uniforms". The seller is "seinfeld316" and is located in Antioch, Illinois. This item can be shipped to United States.