Jewish Navy Pilot M-422 A Flying Jacket W/ Papers Declaring It Missing Stolen For SaleNaval Aviator's M-422 A Intermediate Jacket
This flying jacket came directly from the estate of Dr. K.H.S. of Steelton, Pa.
According to his wife during a carrier landing training exercise Dr. S. ditched his plane.
Another ship came up behind him and scooped him out of the water with a net, injuring his back.
The injury disqualified him for combat and he became a navy ferry pilot.
There is nothing in the records to substantiate this story.
This flying jacket is part of a larger group that includes his uniforms, paperwork and more.The Flying Jacket is made by Gordon & Ferguson and Dr. S's name is sewn to the front.
There is also pair of Navy bullion pilots wings sew on over his name.
Very unusual to see this type of configuration.
Talon zipper works perfectly.Notice the paper work for the Survey Request, Report.
Dr. S. claims that his Jacket, Intermediate is missing from his parachute bag.
Is this the missing jacket ?Lining has wear spots that have become holes.
Cloth sleeve gathers are torn from wear.
Stain on bottom of left front pocket.
Waist gather has some small holes.
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Lt. Col. Bowman flew only 2 combat missions before he was killed. He was a recipient of a Silver Star for each one. Technically he earned a Silver Star for every combat mission he flew.
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