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#263419 04/16/2012 10:36 PM
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I dont normally keep uniforms and especially us. But this one I liked. Not named. I have the pants, overseas cap and tie. I looked forever to try to find the reason for the skull on the jump wings but came up with nothing.

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Wings would be late war or occupation unauthorized. The skull on the wings was supposed to represent death from above. It is missing a battalion oval.
I believe it is a real nice outfit. I would keep it too.
Steve


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I knew about the death from above. I tried to find out which regiment or company. There is not really much info on american things. I have a few books. But nothing that goes into history or special unit stuff

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You usually see some of the unauthorized wings on the 11th AB stuff from the Pacific. There was a combined para/glider one, a cross and skull (from heaven to hell) and some others.
Nice uniform!


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What is the writing on the inside of the jacket?

And, is the skull and addition to a real set of wings or is it made from scratch. Anything on the back ?

Dave


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