WW2 11th Airborne Division/Eighth Army – Combat Medic Jacket
Excellent WW2 11th Airborne Division/Eighth Army – Combat Medic Jacket. 2-pocket Ike style jacket presents in high condition – with expected light wear from storage. Jacket features double-patching with Eighth Army patch and 11th Airborne Division patch. Includes Combat Medic Badge and sterling Glider Badge (both early pin-back). Highlights of ribbons include: Purple Heart ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign ribbon (with 3 bronze campaign stars), and Philippine Liberation ribbon (with arrowhead device and 2 bronze campaign stars). Jacket is laundry numbered (C3223) – handwritten on the jacket neck (providing the potential for identification and research). Manufacturer’s tag is present – dated 1945. Marked as size 38L.
A choice example of a World War 2 11th Airborne Division Combat Medic uniform – showing extensive service in the Pacific Theater and including the potential for deeper research.