The A2 Bomber Jacket Was Often A Canvass. Part I.

by Daniel Russ on March 3, 2013

 

The A2 Leather Bomber jacket was a classic piece of gear actually made famous by dashing actors posing as pilots in Hollywood productions. Here from Collectorsweekly.com are a few A2s featuring newly introduced art on them.

 

 

 

A2-B-24 bomber “Final Approach” 458 Bomber Group, From Leighton Longhi.

 

B-24 bomber “Final Approach” 458 Bomber Group, From Leighton Longhi.

 

 

B-24 Liberator, 21st Bomb Squadron, 30th Bomb Group “Wee Willie,”

 

B-24 Liberator, 21st Bomb Squadron, 30th Bomb Group “Wee Willie”

 

 

B-24 Liberator, 21st Bomb Squadron, 30th Bomb Group “Wee Willie,”

 

B-24 “Puss-n-Boots”. 30 8th Air Force. From Richard Peacher.

 

 

Hump Pilots. Air Transport Command. From Willis R. Allen.

 

Hump Pilots. Air Transport Command. From Willis R. Allen.

 

 

 

“Shifless Skonk.” B-17G bomber 568th Bomb Squadron.

 

“Shifless Skonk.” B-17G bomber 568th Bomb Squadron.

Source: Collectorsweekly.com

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John j. Wood April 9, 2019 at 4:16 am

Wow so adorable looking civilian military Bomber Jackets looks so bomb.

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