This WWII U.S. Coast Guard T shirt is a reproduction of an original WWII PT shirt from a photograph. This WWII Coast Guard PT Shirt has United States Coast Guard on the front with the Coast Guard design.
During WWII, the United States Coast Guard patrolled the North Atlantic and Greenland. When German U Boats started sinking ships off the Atlantic Coast, the Coast Guard was involved in rescue operations. In May of 1942, the Coast Guard sank a German U Boat and captured the first German prisoners taken by the U. S. The Coast Guard sank 12 German and 2 Japanese submarines and captured 2 German boats. The Coast Guard was part of the North African Invasion, the D-Day invasion, Omaha Beach and more.
During WWII, athletic style tshirts were available for purchase at the PX and were commonly used in training and athletic situations. PT shirts with a variety of different unit logos are well documented in many WWII photographs.
This replica WWII US Coast Guard t-shirt is screened by hand and variation in colors naturally occur. Our WWII Reproduction PT shirts have h a spec tag screened inside the neck.
Just like the original tee shirts, this reproduction is 100% cotton with a period correct narrow 5/8″ neck, shorter sleeves and a slim/snug fit. These WWII Reproductions are true to size. This WWII Coast Guard T Shirt comes in men’s sizes. Women’s sizes are available upon request. Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org