World War Two propelled the United States into a position of world power. However, the begining of the war did not look so promising for the US.
At the start of the conflict the US armed forces were unprepared. The equipment of uniforms were pretty much left-overs from WWI. Shortly after
goign to war the US governent and the oindustrial complex had many challenges to meet. Including the development of uniforms that were more
dequate for the different theaters of operations.
Advancements in technology brought about a whole new type of warfare. All of the sudden there were soldiers jumping off airplanes and landing
in the middle of hostile territory. New aircrafts allowed the crew to fly higher and longer, which exposed them to very inclement weather. New
clothing had to be designed and developed to meet the requirements that these conditions brought.
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