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New Made Item This is the highest quality U S WWII crusher cap on the market today This is the classic quot bomber pilot quot headgear worn by USAAF pilots in Europe and the Pacific Actually this was the standard Army AAF officer 39 s dress cap worn by pilots and non pilots alike but pilots gave this cap their own unique twist

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5 Apr 2017 Officers in the USAAF wore the Service Cap which was also known by the Americans as the 39 Crusher 39 The US bomber pilots wore their service caps on missions over Europe and in order to accommodate the needs of wearing headphones they removed the inner wire stiffener from the crown which gave nbsp

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Our WWII USAAF 39 50 Mission Crush Cap worn by Army AIr Force pilots Made in USA featuring OD melton wool w reinforced visor chin strap amp brass details

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A quot fifty mission crush quot is an Army Air Corps or Air Force service cap that has the stiffening ring removed and is worn crushed and battered This cap is obviously out of uniform however steeped in tradition This tradition was started by the 8th Air force flying personnel as a mark that separates the fledgling from the battle nbsp

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Detached Service off on an errand or simply reporting for duty at another unit location thanks to Russ Abbey What is a Crush Cap What is a Fifty Mission Crush Cap Answer Bill Haynes a former B 29 Engineer and Vietnam F 100 Fighter Squadron Commander wrote us that quot the officer billed hat normally had a ring nbsp

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15 Nov 2015 This was the clothing that a USAAF aviator officer wore under his flying suit and survival gear and consisted of the A 2 leather flying jacket with several alternative choices of trousers shirts caps and footwear It was the The Service Cap was affectionately known in the USAAF as the 39 Crusher 39 The US nbsp

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William Shek wearing his class A uniform and crusher cap with large eagle The crusher was very popular with pilots as it allowed headphones to be worn while on missions The large eagle device was also popular with USAAF service personnel His ribbons comprise the following awards From right to left bottom the nbsp

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6 Mar 2014 This visor cap belonged to Ssgt Louis J Kocsis 47th Bomb Group 85th Squadron 12th Air Force he was killed in action on the night of March 18th 1945 on a nig

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Original WW2 USAAF Cadets summer crusher cap Has a couple of small moth nips but general good vintage conditon Very collectable and hard to find with rare USAAF cadet insignia size 7 56cm Click on picture to enlarge 1 Currently In Stock nbsp

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Dued to the nature of their work the flyboys were allowed by regulation to remove the stiffener and grommet from their service caps in order to facilitate the use of a headset over the cap This practice resulted in the famous quot crusher quot look and this is how USAAF caps became known as quot crusher caps quot or quot 50 missions caps quot

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HH 1071 WWII tan true Crusher cap Cover is loose on the frame and should be tacked down 140 HH 1069 Fixed loop front seam M 1 Helmet for a US Navy Signalman This exact helmet appears on pg 144 of Armold 39 s quot Steel Pots quot 495 SOLD HH 1061 Early WWII Camo Helmet with full liner and strap McCord batch nbsp

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50 mission Cap Flighter by BANCROFT USAAF crusher cap This 50 missions Flighter crusher has been made by the premier brand hat maker Bancroft This crusher is in superb worn condition Leather on this hat is soft A superb example with a lot of character and patina Size about 7 1 4 Read more Price 425 00€ nbsp

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ALMOST MINT USAAF 39 Crusher 39 Cap 39 KNOX PREMIER 39 This beautiful Cap has everything going for it The name quot KNOX quot ranks alongside quot BANCROFT quot in the quality manufacture of USAAF 39 Crusher 39 Caps

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This is an authentic replica WWII Officer 39 s Crusher Cap Made in the USA with all the official raw materials used in the day when this was worn on a military officer 39 s head The buttons and hat badge are solid brass The maker of this hat has the military rights to manufacture this hat using the authentic military buttons and hat nbsp

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Results 1 48 of 194 New listingGENUINE WW2 USAAF OFFICERS CRUSHER CAP 50 MISSION LIGHTWEIGHT VISOR CAP AAF This is a good sized officers cap and measures 57cm approx 7 1 8 The cap is made from fine khaki wool twill and has been nicely worn in with There are a few moth nips which I 39 ve tried to nbsp

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The United States Army Air Force Officer uniform is basically the same as the US Army Officer 39 s uniform but with different insignia This Officers uniform package set consists of the following items Officers Pinks trousers Officer trouser belt with brass belt buckle Officers OD 51 shirt Tan tie Officers Service peak cap with cap nbsp

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Non so se sia la sezione adatta trattandosi di una replica e non di un oggetto originale Da quando ho acquistato questa replica circa 4 anni fa su

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Standard aircrew headset often seen worn by bomber pilots over the 39 50 mission crusher 39 cap Koptelefoon HB 7 met ABH H1 luidsprekers Headset HB 7 with ABN H1 recievers USAAF Air Corps Wired with a headset HS33 loom black PL354 jackplug and ANB H 1 receivers by Irvington NJ Rola Co The headset itself nbsp

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17 Dec 2007 I also needed a break from learning to make jackets on the sewing machine so I decided to make a USAAF enlisted crusher out of pieces and parts from two different non crusher enlisted caps poor condition parts hats really One of the enlisted visor caps had a smaller than average top and the other had nbsp

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Jacket Service Dress 1st Lieutenant 8th USAAF To the left upper sleeve is sewn the patch of the 8th USAAF officer 39 s 39 US 39 and winged propeller badges are attached to the lapels and 1st lieutenant 39 s white metal rank Reems 39 Cap DFC Air Medal and photograph album were presented to the Museum by his widow

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Here we have for sale some of the best replica hats and caps for sale We have in stock the classic knitted jeep cap and the practical HBT peaked cap For smart dress wear we have the Officers Service cap which is the legendary USAAF Pilots Crusher cap the US Enlisted Mans service cap in chino tan European OD nbsp

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US Army Air Force USAAF Crusher Caps Background Army Airforce Army Air Corps crusher caps were as much sort out during the Second World War by aviators as they are today by collectors Nothing made an aviator look more seasoned than when sporting a floppy crumpled cap riding at a jaunty angle atop his nbsp

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WPG now offers a summer version of the officer 39 s service cap This one is in lightweight tropical worsted wool gaberdine to match our officer 39 s TW uniform It was also sometimes worn with the khaki cotton summer uniform Like originals the quot doughnut quot inside the crown is easy to remove if you want to make it a quot crusher quot style nbsp

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Reproduction WWII US Army Air Corps Officer Uniform Crusher Cap Olive Drab The US WWII Army Air Corps officer crusher visor cap was designed to be flexible and could be worn with flight headphones and then easily pocketed The crusher cap was a popular status symbol of American aircrew personnel during the nbsp

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8 Sep 2008 Background The Crush Cap is a storied article of WWII Army Air Corps gear Nothing made an aviator look more seasoned than when sporting a floppy crumpled cap riding at a jaunty angle atop his head The Visor Cap or Service Cap is essentially the primary dress headgear of servicemen and it bears nbsp

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Results 1 48 of 2446 VTG 1940 39 s WW2 USAAF U S Army Air Force Officer 39 s Regulation OD Crusher Hat Cap Here 39 s An Original 40 39 s WW2 USAAF Officer 39 s OD Green Wool And Leather Crusher Cap Hat It 39 s Well Used No Visible Holes Few Small Spots I Can 39 t Find A Size C 12 67 1 bid C 36 78 shipping Ending 10 nbsp

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WWII Army Air Corps Officers Crusher Cap Flighter by Bancroft quot 50 Mission quot 52 55 2 bids Here 39 s An Original 40 39 s WW2 USAAF Officer 39 s OD Green Wool And Leather Crusher Cap Hat It 39 s Well Used VINTAGE WWII USAAF AIR FORCE US ARMY CRUSHER SUMMER VISOR CAP HAT FULTON NO RES 19 99

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French Reproduction WW2 USAAF Officers Peaked Cap Hat Badge Nouveau USAAF Forces aériennes de l 39 armée américaine ou AAF Army Air Force Officier Eagle Cap badge reproduction en nouvelle condition eBay

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The 39 crusher 39 cap was issued to USAAF personnel during the Second World War The cap had no stiffener in the crown and was soft and pliable This allowed the headset to be worn over the cap without discomfiting the wearer Worn in both Europe and the

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Genuine WW2 USAAF Crusher Cap An opportunity to own a genuine ww2 usaaf crusher cap made by Bancroft An olive green crown and body with soft tan leather peak and chinstrap the later secured by gilt USAAF buttons and a green mohair band with a nice gilt brass United States Army Air Force eagle Read more

High Quality WWII Private Purchase USAAF Enlisted quot Crusher quot Visor

ARTIFACT This is a high quality private purchase United States Army Air Forces enlisted crusher visor cap that once belonged to 389th Bomb Group Air Crew member Technical Sergeant Allen P Gray The cap is in dark brown wool with a quilted lining lined sweatband and a unique United States Army eagle stamped on nbsp

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