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U.S. Army Uniform Jacket From World War II

Format
Online; Physical Object
Type
Uniforms; Cloth; Metal
Summary
This jacket was worn by Colonel E. Cato Drash Chief of Surgery of the 8th Evacuation Hospital unit of the U.S. Army during World War II. It is a chief olive green uniform jacket with gold-colored buttons, (2) breast pockets and (2) hip pockets; Lt. Col. E. C. Drash sewn inside collar; (2) U.S. pins and (2) caduceus pins attached to lapels; red,white and blue "A5" patch on left upper arm; silver-colored eagle pin attached to each shoulder; patch with (6) gold bars at left wrist; patch with golden wreath at right wrist; (4) bar pins above left breast pocket: one, solid pink with white ends (Legion of Merit ribbon); one, multicolored/rainbow (World War I Victory ribbon); one with(4) stars and multicolored background (European African Middle Eastern Campaign ribbon); one, red center with multicolored/rainbow ends (World War II Victory ribbon).
Date Created
circa 1943 - 1945
Collection
University of Virginia Medical Artifacts Collection
Location
Historical Collections & Services, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Retrieval ID
artifacts01142