Martlet - Long-sleeve T-shirt

£29.00

Size

Small 36/38" ChestMedium 38/40" ChestLarge 41/42" ChestX Large 43/44" ChestXX Large 45/47" ChestXXX Large 47/49" ChestXXXX Large 50/52" Chest

Color

BlackFrench Navy

Martlet - Long-sleeve T-shirt

£29.00

Size

Small 36/38" ChestMedium 38/40" ChestLarge 41/42" ChestX Large 43/44" ChestXX Large 45/47" ChestXXX Large 47/49" ChestXXXX Large 50/52" Chest

Color

BlackFrench Navy
Product description

Grumman F4F Wildcat / Martlet

The Fleet Air Arm bought the Wildcat before it was used by the US Navy, was renamed as the Martlet and replaced the Fairey Fulmar. Christmas day 1940 a Martlet shot down a Junkers Ju88 over Scapa Flow which was the first combat victory by a US built fighter in British service in World War II. Eric M 'Winkle' Brown flew the Wildcat / Martlet and commented that, "this Grumman fighter was one of the finest shipboard aeroplanes ever created".

Long-sleeve T-shirts are made from 100% ringspun semi-combed cotton. A comfortable shirt to wear at 190gsm with tubular long sleeves. Check the sizing page as this item can run slightly smaller than other brands.

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