WW2 Era 101st Airborne Division Jacket & Medals
Fantastic WW2 Era 101st Airborne Division Jacket & Medals. Condition is excellent with light wear. Jacket is a just post-WW2 production run 2-pocket Ike style and is laundry numbered (D9618) – handwritten in the jacket neck. Jacket features exceptionally exquisite stitching around patches – including what appears to be parachute rigger stitching around the 101st Airborne Division patch. 101st Airborne Division patch is a post-WW2 scribble eye variant. Includes sterling jump wings and clutch back sterling CIB. Highlights of clutch back ribbon bar include: Silver Star ribbon (with 2 bronze oak leaf clusters), Purple Heart ribbon, and EAME Campaign ribbon (with arrowhead device and 2 bronze campaign stars). Includes WW2 period cased Silver Star Medal (with 2 bronze oak leaf clusters) – with accompanying Silver Star lapel pin and son-in-service pin – and cased Purple Heart Medal. Medals are unengraved and unnumbered.
A truly stunning WW2 era 101st Airborne Division jacket with all the bells and whistles and a perfect display piece.