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A2 Bomber Jacket:
The Type A-2 leather flight jacket is one of the most classic and immediately recognizable articles of military clothing ever designed.The bomber jacket was first worn by British pilots during World War II. A-2 jackets can be seen in virtually every World War II movie ever made, as they came to represent the American fighting man. Pilots decorated their jackets with squadron patches and artwork painted on the back.
MA1 Flight jacket:
Popular G-1 and MA-1 flight jackets were used in the Korean war when mixing flight clothing from multiple time periods and colors was not unusual. MA-1 was produced in two colors: sage green and midnight blue, presumably, the green was eventually adopted because it blended more easily with the environment should the pilot need camouflage protection on
the ground. Modern fashion MA-1 are now available in a range of colors even in gold and
World war II 1939-45
Death toll 55 000 000 
World War 2 pilots
Korean war 1950-53
Death toll: 2 800 000 
2. The Encyclopedia of Fashion. From 1840 to the 1980s. Georgina Ohara