Glen L. Bowers, Military Service Collection

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Glen L. Bowers Military Service Collection. Glen Bowers was a First Lieutenant P-51 Fighter Pilot during WWII. His squadron was the 487TH FIGHTER SQUADRON 352ND FIGHTER GRP 8TH AF MEYER'S MAULERS. He has been recognized for his exemplary flying skills and destroying critical enemy targets. His group, "The Mustang Fighter Group," received the coveted Presidential Distinquished Unit Citation for extraordinary heroism, determination and espirit de corps in action against the enemy. He was responsible for the success of many missions. This is a mixture of items from his life during that time. First in this list are two films taken from his gun camera, on his P-51 fighter plane, during combat. A small portion of these films have been uploaded online for your preview. Also included are all his military pins, wings and patches (5 Aircraft Pilot Wing Pins - one is a tie clip and one is engraved on reverse "Claris" "3 Nov. 43" "Glenn" and all are sterling, compass marked Germany, 3 lighters, ID bracelets, Army Air Force patches. ) along with a shadow box containing his picture and metals. There are yearbooks from Moore Field and Goodfellow Field, a photo album, "The HUNters" - The 487th Fighter Squadron (including WWII USAAF 487TH FIGHTER SQUADRON 352ND FIGHTER GRP 8TH AF MEYER'S MAULERS PATCH), miscellaneous newspaper clippings, black and white photos, letter to mom and dad, Pilot's Processing Portfolio, war documents, foreign currency and coins, aviator glasses, wallet, ID Tags, Pilot Logs and more. Lieutenant Glenn Bowers' name appears on the 487th Fighter Squadron Roster at www.AmericanAirMuseum.com. All of this comes in his personal foot locker 34" x 17-1/2" x 14". Please consider the size and weight of these items for shipping.

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This item is part of November Firearms, Military and Sporting Auction
 Thursday, Nov 1, 2018 | 7:00 PM  Eastern
 
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Glen L. Bowers, Military Service Collection
Glen L. Bowers, Military Service Collection
Lot number: 5A
Seller: Antiques and Estate Auctioneers/Rush2Arms
Event: November Firearms, Military and Sporting Auction
Ends: Thursday, November 1 | 7:00 PM  Eastern

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