World War II U.S. Army Air Force Decal from1943

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  • Sold Date: Apr 30, 2008
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World War II U.S. Army Air Force Decal from1943
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World War II U.S. Army Air Force Decal from1943 Description 1943 U.S. Army Air Forces Decal The United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) was the aviation component of the United States Army between 1941 and 1947. It was the direct precursor to the U.S. Air Force. The title of Army Air Forces replaced the prior name of Army Air Corps in June 1941 during preparation for expected U.S. combat in World War II. Although some other countries already had separate air forces independent of the army or navy (such as the Royal Air Force, the USAAF was formally an autonomous part of the U.S. Army, co-equal to the Army Ground Forces and Army Service Forces. This Decal/Transfer belonged to my father, who was a pilot in the Army Air Force during World War II. It measures 3 1/2" by 4 1/4". The paper backing is slightly curled and has minor damage at the corners outside of the decal, but the Decal itself is in excellent condition. Payment I accept payment by PayPal, Money Order, or Personal or Cashier's Check. For international shipments, I prefer I will complete international shipments paid by other methods, but only after my bank notifies me that they have actually received the funds. Shipping I ship primarily by the US Postal Service. When insurance is "required" , the item
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