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October 27, 2016 10:00 AMCalender

Eisenhower Jacket Owned by Sargent Wade Martin, 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions

Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2946M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: October 27, 2016 10:00AM


Eisenhower Jacket Owned by Sargent Wade Martin, 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions, c. 1944-45, olive drab wool jacket body, 82nd Airborne Division "All American" patch on the left sleeve, "Order of the Orange" aiguillette and a "Croix de Guerre" fourragere on the shoulder, sergeant's stripes on both sleeves, a glider wing, campaign ribbons, and a combat infantry badge on the left breast, Infantry and U.S. collar discs on the lapels, and a 101st Airborne Division patch on the right shoulder.

Note: Martin participated in the Sicily/Salerno invasion assigned to Darby's Rangers, Normandy, Operation Market Garden, and in Central Europe.
Estimate $300-500

In overall very good condition with some light wear from us and a few moth nips.

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Wade Martin, United States