"Der Grossarschvogel" aka "You All Right" Boeing B-17G-105-BO Flying Fortress s/n 43-39125 613th BS, 401st BG, 8th AF This was the last 401st plane lost in combat. It was shot down by flak on the April 20,1945 mission to Brandenburg,Germany. 5 KIA, 4 POW and 1 Evaded.
This is a WWII bomber jacket. These leather jackets are painted with the plane's nickname and the bombs were used to count the missions the pilot had flown. This particular jacket is part of the Smithsonian's collection.