User: United States Army Air Force – USAAF
Date of cup: 1941 – 1947
Distributor: Albert Pick & Co. Inc., Chicago
Notes: The USAAF was the designation for the United States Army Air Force. It was formed from the Air Corps of the US Army in June of 1941, just as World War II was starting. Unlike other countries, the USAAF was considered part of the US Army, and after WWII it was released and constituted the United States Air Force (USAF).
Ivory body with a maroon red stripe border. No topmark. Backmarked with distributor and U.S.A.A.F.
ID and photos contributed by matthanne1