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78.  US WWII 8th Air Force A-2 Jacket, Uniform Grouping - 486 Bomb Group  - D-DAY - Huge!
Huge grouping to 2nd Lt. Stanley L. LOFTSGARD who served in the 486 Bomb Group, 861st Bomb Squadron.  He flew most of his missions on B-24 "PURTY BABY" 42-52749.  His complete mission list is below (INCLUDING D-DAY MISSION) as well as a link to an hour long video interview he did.  Comes with his cased WWII wrap brooch Air Medal, original GO Citations for his Air Medals and Oak Leaf Clusters, Dog Tags, three ribbon bars - one British made sewn type, Amico Sterling Pilots Wings, command wings, boxed Campaign medals, WWII Class A uniform, WWII OD Green Type A-1 Mechanic's Sweater (wool button up sweater), ORIGINAL hard to find Type C-2 wool  Flying Vest (zippered flight sweater) with A-2 type leather name tag - $250 by itself!   50's Blue uniform, VERY nice original A-2 Jacket with all original cuffs, waistband, zipper, ID tag, and painted Air Corps emblem on sleeve, big bag of insignia, his original Air Corps Pilot's leather zipped briefcase FULL of original paperwork - discharge, promotion documents, transfer orders, Meritorious Service Citation, kit  and gear check out papers, all kinds of receipts, ID's etc., OFFICIAL listing of all his missions from May 8, 1944 to June 29 1944. his complete Individual Flight Record file listing all flights, good photos including ORIGINAL 8x10 crew photo in front of "Purty Baby" B-24 and another 8x10 crew photo, training flight graduation books, numerous original newspaper clippings, documents from his time post-war when he was stationed in NORWAY aiding Norwegian AF in converting to the C-119 "Flying Boxcar" aircraft (he was born in Norway and did not speak English when originally coming to America as a young child), and much more!
video interview: