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This page will have pictures of my Ike and Class A jackets. 

As well as a few other dress jackets.

Dress jacket of General Charles Billingslea
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CO of the 325 GIR

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General Billingslea's ribbons and awards.
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There are many different types of Ike jackets around. Some troopers had the Class A jackets cut down and tailored into an Ike style jacket. There are also British,Australian,German,Italian and other jackets that were made while in country of during occupation.

Modified Ike style jacket.
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This jacket is named to "Clark" of the 508th PIR. Snaps and a zipper were added in place of buttons.

Clark's Ike jacket.
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Notice the 508th patch on the left shoulder! The pockets have been sewn down as well.

An un-named Officers Ike style jacket.
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Same jacket as above.
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Notice the Lanyard and Fourregere.

101st Airborne Glider trooper's Ike.
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Same jacket as above.
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Note the "Ruptured Duck"on the wearers right chest.

101st SSI from the above Ike jacket.
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Some troopers had the SSI cross-stitched on the uniform. I love this style of stitching!

Nice 101st Class A jacket.
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These were worn by troopers before the Ike jacket came into fashion.

Same jacket as above.
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An 82nd Airborne's Officers summer service jacket.
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Also has a 13th Airborne SSI on the right shoulder.

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