Cap, Officer, USAAF, Dobbs, ID
Superb genuine WWII USAAF officer visor hat, complete with badge, leather chinstrap and original buttons. Manufactured by Dobbs; leather sweatband marked The Arthur M. Rosenberg Co. Size 7. A label indicates that this cap belonged to Lieutenant Lynn S. Ludlow, posted to Patterson Field, an air base located in Fairfield, Ohio.
Lynn Stewart Ludlow was born on February 26, 1918 in Benjamin, Utah. He served in the USAAF and achieved the rank of Captain. His name and address have been handwritten on the reverse of the sweatband: Lynn S. Ludlow, 30th West, 2nd South, Spanish Fork, Utah. He passed away on March 29, 2001 and rests in peace in his hometown.