Leather Squadron Patches - 392nd BG - 8th USAAF
Good quality hand painted group patch for the 392d Bombardment Group (Heavy) on who flew B24 Liberators from Wendling Airfield. Attacked such targets as an oil refinery at Gelsenkirchen, a marshalling yard at Osnabruck, a railroad viaduct at Bielefeld, steel plants at Brunswick, a tank factory at Kassel, and gas works at Berlin. Took part in the intensive campaign of heavy bombers against the German aircraft industry during Big Week, 20-25 Feb 1944, being awarded a DUC for bombing an aircraft and component parts factory at Gotha on 24 Feb. . Flew last combat mission on 25 Apr 1945. Approximately 5" in diameter and painted on leather by a craftsman.
Overseas post at cost.Estimate £8.00 to USA or EU
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