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Catalog Number 10338-2-(1)
Title Fuselage, Airplane, Piece; World War II
Object Name Airplane
Description Irregular sized piece of metal from WWII airplane fuselage. Remnants of olive drab, yellow and blue paint remain on one side.
Year Range from 1940
Year Range to 1945
Material Aluminum, paint
Place of Origin USA
Used USA: Italy, Sicily
People Taylor, Desley L.
Other Name Fuselage, Airplane
Event World War II
History Piece of fuselage of one of 23 US planes carrying troops of the 82nd Airborne division over Sicily, July 10, 1943, which were shot down by friendly fire.
Credit line Gertrude Taylor, Omaha (Douglas), Nebraska
Collection Taylor, Gertrude