Warm Weather Gear

Physical Description
Model 1941 herringbone-twill warm weather jacket and matching herringbone-twill trousers. Herringbone-twill cap.
Specific History
This type of warm weather gear was worn by soldiers during the Korean War. On hot and humid summer days in Korea, temperatures often topped 100° Fahrenheit.
Object Name
jacket, fatigue
associated date
1941 - 1945
Physical Description
cotton (overall material)
plastic (part material)
overall: 31 1/2 in x 18 1/2 in; 80.01 cm x 46.99 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
The Price of Freedom: Americans at War
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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