Memphis Belle Pull Over Hoodie

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Heather Navy

  • 15% Military & Veteran Discount
  • Mid weight 55% Cotton/45% Polyester
  • Heather Navy - Pull over hoodie sweatshirt
  • Soft inner lining
  • Jersey lined hood
  • Split stitch double needle sewing on all seams
  • Pre-Shrunk
  • Standard fit

    During World War II, the U.S. Army Air Forces required heavy-bomber crews to complete 25 missions before they could go home. In 1943, having flown over France, Belgium, and Germany, the Memphis Belle crew became one of the first to reach that goal. After returning to the States in June 1943, the bomber and many of its crew served as the centerpiece of a 31-city War Bonds tour.

    The plane was built in the summer of 1942 by Boeing in Seattle, and flew from Bangor, Maine, by way of Scotland, then on to an Army Force Base in England. A 10-man crew was put together, the youngest was 19. Captain Robert Morgan, the pilot, named the plane after his girl friend.

    They started flying missions in November 1942, dropping bombs on targets in France, Belgium and across into Germany: aircraft factories, munitions plants and submarine bases. Once, the Belle went out with 27 other planes, and six failed to return.

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