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Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Issued by:
United States Air Force, American, founded 1947  Search this
Owned by:
Dr. Fenton B. Sands, American, 1918 - 1998  Search this
Subject of:
Tuskegee Airmen, 1941 - 1946  Search this
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 × 3 1/16 × 5/16 in. (2.5 × 7.8 × 0.8 cm)
Type:
insignias
Date:
1942-1945
Description:
A bombardier wing insignia. The insignia has a pair of horizontally extended wings with a central round piece with a bomb overlaid on top. The center has two (2) concentric rings behind the bomb. The bomb is pointed down with tail wings at the top. Two (2) spikes on the back tips of the wings for pin backs.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Military  Search this
Tuskegee Airmen  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Sands Family
Object number:
2014.7.15
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
Exhibition:
Double Victory: The African American Military Experience
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58fcd242a-53b2-4395-85e4-e8313de3332b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.7.15