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.

Associated Date: 1941 - 1945

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Exhibition: Price of Freedom

Exhibition Location: National Museum of American History

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.79399MCatalog Number: 79399MAccession Number: 320748

Object Name: jacket, fatigueOther Terms: jacket, fatigue; Shirt; Man; Army

Physical Description: cotton (overall material)plastic (part material)Measurements: overall: 31 1/2 in x 18 1/2 in; 80.01 cm x 46.99 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-dd0e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_444649

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