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USAAF flight goggles

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B-8 flight goggles with chamois backing and cloth pocket for interchangeable lenses, mid war.
 
 

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AN-6530 flight goggles second pattern with clear lenses and chamois backing, mid war.
 
 

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A pair of privately purchased flight goggles in the original box. These civilian goggles were made after the Navy MK IV goggles.

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Anti-flak goggles, early war. These goggles were also used by armored vehicules crew.
 
 

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M-1944 goggles. Although not issued as flight goggles these goggles found their way into the air on more than one occasion. Note the larger field vision with M-1944 goggles (below) compared to the B-8 goggles (on top). Also of interest the M-1944 goggles don't have a chamois backing, mid war.
 
 

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AN-6531 type II sunglasses, early war.