1963 US Marine Corps Tunic -
The Vietnam war saw the begining of a new era in the development of the combat
uniform. Lighter materials, which were tear resistant and provided better
ventilation were employed.
The item featured here is a US Marine Corps sateen tunic.
The design of the tunic consists of two straight pockets with flaps. Green plastic buttons
are used to close the shirt and pockets. The front pocket has an EGA stamped with black ink.
The original tag is retained. It is white with black letters. The information in the tag
Shirt, man's, Cotton
sateen, Olive Green, OG-107
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