World War II Flight Suit

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Title

World War II Flight Suit

Subject

Gene Lloyd Hiatt

Description

WWII flight uniform in good condition. Gene Lloyd Hiatt was born in Portsmouth, Ohio on November 13, 1922. He enlisted into the Army Air Corps in 1943 and was sent to flight school where he graduated at the top of his class. He received orders for the Pacific in June, 1945, but before arriving, victory was declared. He went on to fly for TWA Airlines.

Creator

Bluebell, Inc.

Date

1943-1945

Contributor

Donated by American Legion James Dickey Post 23 by permission of the family

Format

cloth

Coverage

Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio

Rights

Portsmouth Public Library

Citation

Bluebell, Inc., “World War II Flight Suit,” Local History Digital Collection, accessed January 30, 2023, https://www.yourppl.org/history/items/show/25627.

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