WWII Desert Training Center T shirt is a reproduction of an original WWII Desert Training Center California T Shirt.
The Desert Training Center, later known as the CAMA (California Arizona Maneuver Area) was established in 1942, to train troops for combat against the German Afrika Korps in North Africa.The headquarters of the DTC was Camp Young, the world’s largest Army post. General George Patton was the first commanding general of the DTC.
During WWII, athletic style t shirts 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.
Just like the original t 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 US Army Desert Training Center California t-shirt comes in men’s sizes.
This tee shirt is screened by hand and variation in colors naturally occur.
In addition, our WWII Reproduction PT shirts have a spec tag screened inside the neck. Women’s sizes are available upon request. Please send an email to email@example.com