Buzz Rickson WWII US Army Tanker Jacket Size 44. No damage, no stains, no fading, no odours. Original WWII red-border variant 30th Infantry Division Patch sewn to left sleeve. 25 inches flat across chest.26.5 inches down the back from base of collar. 26 inch sleeve from shoulder seam to end of cuff. 100% Cotton West Point Uniform Twill. Officially designated as'Jacket Winter, Combat', the'Tanker' jacket was originally intended for all branches of the U. Army as a general issue winter jacket.
However, it was re-designated for use only by U. Armoured troops, hence its nickname - Tanker jacket. Ironically, it still managed to find its way into the hands of many other units of the Army, such as the Infantry, and, strangely enough the Air Force where it can often be seen worn by pilots. Please feel free to ask questions and thanks for looking! The item "BUZZ RICKSON WWII US Tanker Jacket, Winter Combat, Size 44, MINT, plus Patch" is in sale since Thursday, October 15, 2020.This item is in the category "Clothes, Shoes & Accessories\Men\Men's Clothing\Coats, Jackets & Waistcoats". The seller is "pygmyslowloris1" and is located in Hastings, East Sussex. This item can be shipped worldwide.