M-42 Paratrooper Jump Jacket Attributed To An 82nd A/b 307 Engineer Co "c"
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M-42 Paratrooper Jump Jacket Attributed To An 82nd A/b 307 Engineer Co "c":
WWII M-42 Jump JacketThis jacket came directly from Mr. P. though there are no identifying marks.
Mr. P was in the 82nd Airborne 307th Parachute Engineers Company "C".
He earned his jump wings in September 1942.
He served in Sicily, Naples - Foggia and Rome - Arno.
Mr. P. was a demolitions expert.
According to Mr. P. he jumped behind enemy lines and blew up a bridge with German vehicles.
He was captured and declared Missing In Action.
He escaped with several other men and made it back to friendly lines.
Fort a short period he rejoined his unit but because of his POW escapee status
He was sent back to the United States.
He eventually, after several requests, made it back to the Fort Benning Parachute School.
He was an instructor at the jump school until discharged in October 1945.Please check my other sales for many other items of this man.
Paperwork, photos, jump uniform and much more.For sale in this sale is Mr. P.'s Jump Jacket.
Issued to him when he was repatriated after being a prisoner of war.
He was sent back to his unit for a very short while before he was shipped back to the USA.
According to Mr. P. one of his buddies bled on him during this short time.
The spots on the lower right front flap are from this episode.The jacket itself is in hardly used condition.
The tag is still in the pocket.
All snaps and Zipper work perfectly.
Stamped and labeled size 40R.
There are no marks on this jacket that identify it to Mr. P. but it came from him.
The sleeve is 24 inches long from the shoulder.
Arm pit to arm pit is 22 inches.
The jacket retains 99% of its original issue color and shows very little fading.
The pictures showing the full front and back are closer to the color of this jacket.
Also shown is a picture of the jacket and pants together to see the blood stain pattern.
sale is for jacket only.
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