Life preserver, B-4, 1943, Named
Genuine WWII US B-4 Life preserver, the legendary 'Mae West', dated 1943, with all straps. Belonged to Schafer O-860812 as indicated by the markings stenciled on the front part.
Widely issued to USAAF aircrews, and to Airborne units for crossing the Channel on D-Day.
One rubber tube is missing and the Mae West is brittle.
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