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This type A-2 flight jacket belonged to Kenneth J. Wolfert, a radio operator attached to the 568th squadron of the 390th Bomb Group. The 568th squadron insignia patch, a panther riding a bomb, is attached to the front left of the jacket. The name “Command Performance” is painted on the back, the name is painted around a B-17 flying over the 8th Air Force logo. There are 20 bombs painted below the artwork on the back signifying the amount of successful missions Wolfert flew.

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390th Bomb Group
This type A-2 flight jacket belonged to Kenneth J. Wolfert, a radio operator attached to the 568th squadron of the 390th Bomb Group. The 568th squadron insignia patch, a panther riding a bomb, is attached to the front left of the jacket. The name “Command Performance” is painted on the back, the name is painted around a B-17 flying over the 8th Air Force logo. There are 20 bombs painted below the artwork on the back signifying the amount of successful missions Wolfert flew.