Important Historical Note: Over the years, the ribbons have been removed. For the purpose of photographing the uniform, I've loosely attached them to their proper positions, based on the official order of precedence and photos of other period uniforms. If this is not correct, please email me with the proper placement. The ribbons attached to the uniform are the originals. I believe the WWII Victory Medal was not available when dad got out and was not on his uniform. The medals photographed on dad's JWV cap were ordered by my father from the VA in the 60's.
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The woolen shirt, size 15 1/2
The woolen jacket, size 40 Short.
Detail of left breast pocket, see note above. (L-R) The Good Conduct Ribbon, The American Campaign
Ribbon and the Asiatic Pacific Campaign Ribbon with Battle Star for the Luzon Campaign.
Detail of right breast pocket showing the Discharge Patch.
One of the jacket buttons.
Lower right sleeve showing Communication Specialist Patch (top) and Meritorious Unit Citation Patch.
Upper right sleeve showing combat patch, Far East Air Force.
Lower Left sleeve showing 2 bars, each indicates 6 months of overseas service.
Upper left sleeve with the vererable Army Air Corps unit patch.
Rear of jacket with clips for the belt.
The Dog Tags
Identification tags with fragment of chain.
Dad's medals displayed on his Jewish War Veterans cap. (L-R) The Good Conduct Medal, The American Campaign Medal,
The Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal and the World War II Victory Medal.
A rare display of the back of the Medals, on the other side of dad's JWV cap.