“Doc’s Boy” G.H. Armstrong flew 30 missions on a B-24 bomber called “Puss-n-Boots” with the 577th Bomb Squadron. The winged 8th Air Force insignia was a popular motif for painted flight jackets. From the collection of Richard Peacher.

“Doc’s Boy” G.H. Armstrong flew 30 missions on a B-24 bomber called “Puss-n-Boots” with the 577th Bomb Squadron. The winged 8th Air Force insignia was a popular motif for painted flight jackets. From the collection of Richard Peacher.

"Bombs Away" by C. C. Beall, used as the artwork for a 1944 Army Air Forces poster

"Bombs Away" by C. C. Beall, used as the artwork for a 1944 Army Air Forces poster

The venerable Army Air Corps A-2 leather jacket – the definitive war-era outerwear to spark generations of leaders and rebels, heroes and rogues.

The venerable Army Air Corps A-2 leather jacket – the definitive war-era outerwear to spark generations of leaders and rebels, heroes and rogues.

This is a fantastic example of how you can transform a jacket. We refashioned this WW2 bomber jacket using V V Rouleaux's striped grosgrain along the hem and interior cuffs, faux fur trim inside the jacket edges and diamanté trim along the pockets.

This is a fantastic example of how you can transform a jacket. We refashioned this WW2 bomber jacket using V V Rouleaux's striped grosgrain along the hem and interior cuffs, faux fur trim inside the jacket edges and diamanté trim along the pockets.

Leather WW2 Bomber Jacket - Air Force Vintage - Rare - Sheepskin

Leather WW2 Bomber Jacket - Air Force Vintage - Rare - Sheepskin

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