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40.  US WWII CBI PILOT Uniform, Photo, Medal & Document Grouping
Super grouping to Capt. Richard Jones. Comes with his DFC and Air Medal in original issued boxes, original Chinese Air Force Award Medal in original box, Original Chinese Air Force issued two-wing set in original box with original Citation, Dog Tags, original lighter he used in the war, his flight log book listing all flights(!), HUGE amount of original paperwork related to his service including DFC and Air Medal citations and all original fight record files, extra uniform insignia, garrison cap with captain bars, Class-A tunic with very nice theater sewn ribbon bar, Pilots Wings, nice engraved bracelet he wore in the war, original newspaper clippings about his service, studio portraits, other good photos from his service and more!

Jones enlisted in January 1942 after leaving the university of Delaware. He completed his pilot training and received his wings in January 1943. The remainder of 1943 in earlier 1944 he served as an instrument instructor at a number of training units. Jones was transferred to the India China division of the air transport command during December 1944. During his overseas service he Flucy 54 aircraft varying supplies over the hump to various Chinese bases. During this time he was a flight leader supervising worth about 20 pilots and 20 copilots. After the word he served as a pilot for Braniff Airways