Army Airforce (Army Air Corps) crusher caps were as much sort out during the Second World War by aviators as they are today by collectors. Nothing made an aviator look more seasoned than when sporting a floppy, crumpled cap riding at a jaunty angle atop his head.
Above, left to right: An OD "Crusher Cap" displayed with pilot headset, an early Khaki "Crusher Cap", an EM overseas cap displayed with original, wartime period sun glasses (and incorrect insignia!), a Khaki Officer grade AAC overseas cap, a field made Army Air Corp ground crew cap with hand sewn insignia applied to the cap.
US Army A-9 Flight Cap Summer Air Force WWII Size Large. $20.50. 2 bids. Free shipping. Ending Wednesday at 9:13PM PDT 1d 4h. ... Original WWII US USAF Air Corps Visor Hat Crush Crusher Cap ( Size 7 ) $60.00. $13.12 shipping. Watch. Wwii Original 1944 Olive Drab Field Cap Visor Cotton Late War m-1943. $20.00. 0 bids.
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Our WWII USAAF Crush Cap is made by the original WWII manufacturer and features a reinforced visor, shin strap, and an authentic officer’s cap device. Made in the USA. You may also like… US Military Web Belts $ 14.95
The US WWII Army Air Corps officer crusher visor cap was designed to be flexible and could be worn with flight headphones and then easily pocketed. The crusher cap was a popular status symbol of American aircrew personnel during the WWII.
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The Crush Cap is a storied article of WWII Army Air Corps gear. Nothing made an aviator look more seasoned than when sporting a floppy, crumpled cap riding at a jaunty angle atop his head. The Visor Cap, or Service Cap, is essentially the primary dress headgear of servicemen and it bears, in the case of the Army and Army Air Corps, the insignia of the coat of arms of the United States.
A crusher cap removes the stiffener to allow headphones to be worn over the hat or use in confined spaces such as tanks and submarines, giving it a slouched and worn "crushed" appearance. Such modified caps were especially popular among US Army Air Forces combat pilots and German tank commanders and submariners in the Second World War.
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