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Re: USAAF :JACKETS ,WINTER FLYING (PARKAS )
« Reply #15 on: February 22, 2015, 09:55:33 AM »
BETTER PIC OF THE LABEL


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Re: USAAF :JACKETS ,WINTER FLYING (PARKAS )
« Reply #16 on: February 22, 2015, 09:58:54 AM »
Best ship it direct to me then. Thank you.  ;)
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Re: USAAF :JACKETS ,WINTER FLYING (PARKAS )
« Reply #17 on: February 22, 2015, 10:02:47 AM »
Best ship it direct to me then. Thank you.  ;)

 ;D   i dont think so ,do you ???   it is a clonking piece though !!
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Re: USAAF :JACKETS ,WINTER FLYING (PARKAS )
« Reply #18 on: April 29, 2015, 01:04:32 PM »
Here is another variation of the B9 Parka ,  EDDIE BAUER contract , and in nearly  NOS condition











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Re: USAAF :JACKETS ,WINTER FLYING (PARKAS )
« Reply #19 on: April 29, 2015, 01:07:08 PM »
Doesn't get much better than that.
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Re: USAAF :JACKETS ,WINTER FLYING (PARKAS )
« Reply #20 on: May 03, 2015, 01:24:42 PM »
The deal is done on that B9 ;)
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Re: USAAF :JACKETS ,WINTER FLYING (PARKAS )
« Reply #21 on: May 05, 2015, 12:22:39 PM »
Would you please post any pictures you have of these types of jackets being worn , i would very much like to see these being used in any theatre of operations

With out boasting , i now have  2 variants of the B9 and B11 respectively  all are shown here

Anyone have any different ???

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Re: USAAF :JACKETS ,WINTER FLYING (PARKAS )
« Reply #22 on: July 20, 2015, 01:38:45 PM »
 B9 being worn by George Preddy 
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Re: USAAF :JACKETS ,WINTER FLYING (PARKAS )
« Reply #23 on: July 21, 2015, 08:22:05 AM »
Its 100 degrees in Houston and I'm sitting here reading about parkas.  There is something comforting though about a nice parka.

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Re: USAAF :JACKETS ,WINTER FLYING (PARKAS )
« Reply #24 on: July 22, 2015, 01:01:58 PM »
A B11 being worn in Korea (?)
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Re: USAAF :JACKETS ,WINTER FLYING (PARKAS )
« Reply #25 on: July 22, 2015, 01:10:52 PM »
And a green N2B!
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Re: USAAF :JACKETS ,WINTER FLYING (PARKAS )
« Reply #26 on: July 22, 2015, 01:15:09 PM »
And a green N2B!

I didnt want to say Ian , i was hoping someone would say what i was thinking !! :D

So date wise ??  when was the transference from BLUE to GREEN ?
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Re: USAAF :JACKETS ,WINTER FLYING (PARKAS )
« Reply #27 on: July 22, 2015, 01:28:56 PM »
'52 -'53ish I believe. Late in the war for sure. I assume you found that pic here?

https://jetpilotoverseas.wordpress.com/

Tons of fantastic KW pics...and late 40s too!
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Re: USAAF :JACKETS ,WINTER FLYING (PARKAS )
« Reply #28 on: August 15, 2015, 04:27:36 AM »
According to the  TO. No 00-30-41   section III  , the type B11 "parka" was  supplied as an additional item of clothing to Air Transport Command and also to Troop Carrier Command for all crew members ,along with the matching flight pants Type A10

Also the Type B11 was to issued to exposed gunners  along with the A10 pants  and the a headwear issued   was the AN-H-16  flight helmet
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Re: USAAF :JACKETS ,WINTER FLYING (PARKAS )
« Reply #29 on: August 23, 2015, 08:10:58 AM »
Another pic of these sort of jackets being worn , hard to say whether its a B11 or B9   , still a great pic though


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