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WW2 Collection USN Pilot Chest, Uniforms Ephemera

Lot 0232 Details

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A collection including trunk, uniforms, medals & insignia, photographs, personal documents, publications and other items belonging to WWII Ensign Robert S. Brown, USNR. A native of Milton, MA, Brown enlisted in July 1942, and after attending Civilian Pilot Training classes at Colby College and Pre-Flight School in Chapel Hill, N.C., he went on to the U.S, Air Naval Training Center in Pensacola, Florida, graduating with the Class of 43-P (C) From then until the end of WWII he had various assignments with Scouting Squadrons VS-33, VS-39, and VS-45 in Florida, the Caribbean, and Hawaii. This collection includes:
(1) Brown's wooden service trunk, measuring 16"H x 36"W x20" deep (1) Brown's uniforms, including his khaki flying suit, two AN-H-15 soft flight helmets, two khaki service blouses and one pair trousers, two pairs dress white slacks, four dress white blouses, four garrison caps, ten hat covers, three shirts, pair of leggings, (1) Shoulder pack with belt (1) Group of medals, including the American Theater Campaign Medal and Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal with boxes and two WWII Victory medals (1) Group of insignia, including two pairs of Lt. shoulder boards and bullion wings. (1) Brown's Pre-Flight School class book and class photos, (1) Brown's copy of "1943 Flight Jacket--Mark II edition, U.S. Naval Air Training Center, Pensacola, Florida" (1) Brown's "Aviators Flight Log Book" from Jan. 1943--September 1945 (1) Brown's "CPT Pilot Rating Book--Elementary" for flight lessons and ground school at Colby College, Summer 1942, (1) Miscellaneous booklets, including "Dunking Sense" (May 1943), Meteorology for Pilots (September 1940), "Survival at Land and Sea" (US Navy, 1944) and others, (1) Group of various aircraft photos, including practice air/ support/amphibious operation off Martha's Vineyard, MA in July 1943, flight practice with Scouting Squadron VS-33 in Feb. 1944, and others, (1) Group photo of Scouting Squadron Forty-Five (VS-45) with several head shots autographed by the pilots, (1) 8x10 commissioning photo of Ensign Brown and other personal photos, (1) WWI photo of Brown's uncle, Harold F. Stuart, and a book entitled "U.S. Official Pictures of the World War" ( Pictorial Bureau, Washington, D.C., 1920).
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0232: WW2 Collection USN Pilot Chest, Uniforms Ephemera

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Est. $250 - $500Starting Price $125
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Lot 0232 Details

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A collection including trunk, uniforms, medals & insignia, photographs, personal documents, publications and other items belonging to WWII Ensign Robert S. Brown, USNR. A native of Milton, MA, Brown enlisted in July 1942, and after attending Civilian Pilot Training classes at Colby College and Pre-Flight School in Chapel Hill, N.C., he went on to the U.S, Air Naval Training Center in Pensacola, Florida, graduating with the Class of 43-P (C) From then until the end of WWII he had various assignments with Scouting Squadrons VS-33, VS-39, and VS-45 in Florida, the Caribbean, and Hawaii. This collection includes:
(1) Brown's wooden service trunk, measuring 16"H x 36"W x20" deep (1) Brown's uniforms, including his khaki flying suit, two AN-H-15 soft flight helmets, two khaki service blouses and one pair trousers, two pairs dress white slacks, four dress white blouses, four garrison caps, ten hat covers, three shirts, pair of leggings, (1) Shoulder pack with belt (1) Group of medals, including the American Theater Campaign Medal and Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal with boxes and two WWII Victory medals (1) Group of insignia, including two pairs of Lt. shoulder boards and bullion wings. (1) Brown's Pre-Flight School class book and class photos, (1) Brown's copy of "1943 Flight Jacket--Mark II edition, U.S. Naval Air Training Center, Pensacola, Florida" (1) Brown's "Aviators Flight Log Book" from Jan. 1943--September 1945 (1) Brown's "CPT Pilot Rating Book--Elementary" for flight lessons and ground school at Colby College, Summer 1942, (1) Miscellaneous booklets, including "Dunking Sense" (May 1943), Meteorology for Pilots (September 1940), "Survival at Land and Sea" (US Navy, 1944) and others, (1) Group of various aircraft photos, including practice air/ support/amphibious operation off Martha's Vineyard, MA in July 1943, flight practice with Scouting Squadron VS-33 in Feb. 1944, and others, (1) Group photo of Scouting Squadron Forty-Five (VS-45) with several head shots autographed by the pilots, (1) 8x10 commissioning photo of Ensign Brown and other personal photos, (1) WWI photo of Brown's uncle, Harold F. Stuart, and a book entitled "U.S. Official Pictures of the World War" ( Pictorial Bureau, Washington, D.C., 1920).

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