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Description Service Coat: olive drab wool; four gilt brass eagle buttons on front; four patch pockets on the front with flaps and gilt brass eagle buttons; left shoulder has Army Air Force patch of blue disk with white star with red circular center, and two gold wings; sergeant's chevrons on both sleeves; five gold overseas bars (two and a half years) on left cuff, and a reenlistment stripe below; right shoulder has Airborne Troop Carrier patch with blue background and white embroidered airplane, parachute, and a white star with red disk below, with "AIRBORNE/TROOP CARRIER" in yellow letters above; left lapel has "US" collar disk and Army Air Force winged prop on the other; three campaign ribbons on left breast and silver Machinist qualification badge with propeller design and "AP MACHINIST" in raised lettering.
Year Range from 1941
Event World War II
Year range to 1945
Material Wool/Metal
Object ID 7475-2
Object Name Coat
People Tetzlaff, John P.
Used Tetzlaff, John P.
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