North American Aviation P-51B Mustang ( Lt. Ralph Hofer ) -Short-Sleeve Unisex T-Shirt


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Ralph Hofer joined the Royal Canadian Air Force by going across the Michigan border in 1941. He wanted to see action. He was trained to fly and once the U.S. entered into WW2, he transferred to the U.S. Army Air Corps and was eventually put into the new P-51 "Mustang".
Always a rebel, he continually disregarded orders and on his first mission scored a 'kill" against the Luftwaffe. Continuing to rack up his score, he became a an 'ace', shooting down 14 German aircraft and destroying an equivalent number on the ground. On an escort mission that had the fighters accompany U.S. bombers from England to Russia and then south to Italy, Hofer was drawn away and shot down by Luftwaffe fighters. He was apparently killed in combat, but his aircraft continued to fly for hundreds of miles, gliding onto a field in Yugoslavia. He was just 23 years old.
-From an original painting by Robert Coker. / Copyright 2022.

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You've now found the staple t-shirt of your wardrobe. It's made of 100% ring-spun cotton and is soft and comfy. The double stitching on the neckline and sleeves add more durability to what is sure to be a favorite!

• 100% ring-spun cotton
• Sport Grey is 90% ring-spun cotton, 10% polyester
• Dark Heather is 65% polyester, 35% cotton
• 4.5 oz/y² (153 g/m²)
• Pre-shrunk
• Shoulder-to-shoulder taping
• Quarter-turned to avoid crease down the center
• Blank product sourced from Bangladesh, Honduras, Haiti, Mexico, or Nicaragua

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