Do you know anything about WWII white undershirts?

Discussion in 'WWII' started by BigBrother, Oct 7, 2020.

  1. BigBrother

    BigBrother Familiar Face

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    I've seen in many History Channel documentaries, etc., these very short-sleeved undershirts worn by Navy service members:

    https://maritime.org/pres/potrack/pots.htm

    I'm not sure if these were common to the other services as well.

    Do you know much about these? I've been looking for 1950s-style t-shirts (think rolled sleeves or just plain short like here) and these look interesting to me. I know some of the reproduction sites like At the Front have these, but as always would love to learn from you guys!

    Thanks.
     
  2. Edward

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    I buy my undershirts from a local supermarket; sized right, they are close enough this, at least for civilian-wear. Heck of a lot cheaper than military repop, too!
     
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    Edward Reed One of the Regulars

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  5. Zeltbahn

    Zeltbahn One of the Regulars

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    I have few of the ELC US Army t-shirts. They are pricey, but so good. They got a slightly larger neck opening and shorter sleeves compared to modern t-shirts and the overall length is a bit longer. They are a bit off-white shade like the originals. I'm very satisfied with them. The bottle green USMC shirts are also top notch.
     
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