WWII New Castle T Shirt, AAF U. S. Air Forces Delaware

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This WWII New Castle Delaware T shirt is a reproduction of an original WWII PT shirt from a photograph.  It features a stylized, art deco version of Army Air Corps logo. Perhaps best known for its WAFS and WASP personnel, New Castle was home of the Second Ferrying Group and functioned as a staging area for planes heading to the ETO.

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WWII New Castle T Shirt is a reproduction of an original WWII PT shirt from a photograph.  This WWII New Castle Delaware PT Shirt has New Castle Army Air Base on the front with the AAF Wing design.

The New Castle Army Air Base was opened in May 1943.  The 552nd Army Air Base Unit was in charge of the base.  The 2nd Ferrying Group was assigned to New Castle.  The primary mission of the base was to facilitate the movement of aircraft overseas for delivery to the British and other Allies.

Nancy Love’s WAFS were primarily stationed at New Castle, serving as test and ferry pilots as well as towing targets for student gunners. When the unit merged with the WASPs, it was one of the largest concentrations of women pilots on a single base other than Avenger Field.

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 New Castle 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 WWII New Castle DE T Shirt Reproductions are true to size. This WWII New Castle T Shirt  comes in men’s sizes.  Women’s sizes are available upon request.  Please send an email to orders@wwiisoldier.com

The Mens’ sizes are:
Small:  Chest 36″, Length 27.5″
Medium:  Chest 40″, Length 28.75′
Large:  Chest 44″, Length 29.75″
X-Large:  Chest 48″, Length 30.75″
XX-Large:  Chest 52″, Length 32″
XXX-Large:  Chest 56″, Length 33″

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Weight 16 oz
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