This WWII Air Transport Command T shirt is a reproduction of an original WWII PT shirt from our collection. This WWII Air Transport Command PT Shirt has 5th Ferrying Group Air Transport Command Love Field, Texas on the front with the Air Transport Command Insignia in the center.
The Fifth Ferrying Group was transferred to Love Field on September 28, 1942. Their primary mission was to ferry military planes from the factory areas to domestic stations and fighting fronts. Their training program qualified crews to fly “anything, anywhere, anytime”. The 5th Ferrying Group was started with the B-24’s, and later the A-20’s, B-25’s, C-49s and B-20s. The Fifth Ferrying Group supervised nine subordinate units and service stations of the First Army Airway Communication System Wing. In 1944, The 5th Ferrying Group took responsibility for the Military Air. Transport, transporting war supplies and materials, move personnel to and from assignments, and evacuate war wounded from coastal ports of entry to hospitals. Both Men and Women comprised the personnel of the Fifth Ferrying Group.
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 Air Transport Command T shirt is screened by hand and variation in colors naturally occurs. Our WWII Reproduction PT shirts have 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 Air Transport Command T Shirt comes in unisex sizes. Women’s sizes are here – https://wwiisoldier.com/product/wwii-wasp-t-shirt-5th-ferrying-group/
The Men’s 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″