Shirt, Cotton, Khaki, Special, Staff Sergeant, 3rd Infantry Division
Very nice genuine WWII US Army khaki cotton shirt, introduced in November 1941 for the summer service dress. This type was modified in 1942 with anti-gas flaps being added behind the front buttons and on the cuffs.
The present shirt retains its original 3rd and 100th Infantry Divisions shoulder sleeve insignias, a 'Ruptured Duck' and a pair of Staff Sergeant rank insignias, as well as three Overseas Service Bars. Label dated July 26, 1945, size 14 1/2 x 32.
Excellent overall condition; complete with all buttons.
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