Vintage US Army Air Forc USAAF Leather Type B-5 Flying Helmet & A-9. Original, WWII Flyers Helmet/CapTag Brown, Leather with Shearling (sheepskin) full lining. Leather & Shearling are both in decent shape - 4th Photo shows one snap (male) missing over the ear. Tag Reads: "Type B-5" DWG.
Served starting in 1939 and became the Commander of 69 Operations Group - Looks like he promoted to Lt. By December 1940 According to the Air Force Historical Research Agency - Looks like a good research project. And A-9 Olive Drab Cap - Order 42 G 6861.
Original Chinstrap & Buckle are intact. Appears to fit a bit smaller. Probably Adult Size: Small to Medium Please refer to the pictures below, for all the specifics.. If you need any other info/details, or would like to see additional Pic.The item "1942 WWII Era US Army Air Force B-5 Leather Flying Helmet Aviator + A-5 Cap Id'd" is in sale since Friday, June 19, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\United States\Hats & Helmets". The seller is "bottomdrawer" and is located in Ypsilanti, Michigan. This item can be shipped to United States.