The Wool Flannel shirts were issue in WWII for Field and Service dress use. During the Korean War were also used that first winter as supplemental field CW issue. Your shirt could be from either WWII or Korea.
No LD, it is definitely not korean era manufacture, the uniform had been replaced by then. Surplus stock was issued until exhausted but it had not been manufactured for some years.
LD didn't say is was produced during the Korea time frame, only that it was used, especially during the first winter. The wool shirt was further used with some changes in cut and color as part of the winter field uniforms up until the synthetic craze began. Same as the brown wool, button neck sweater.
Originally Posted by Sheikh Al Stranghi
No, "could be from ww2 or korea" could mean anything.
The wool shirt was not changed until the 1951 pattern came out, which was OG107 wool/nylon blend. This remained the same until the late '80s.
The 5-button high-neck sweater changed in the late 50's from 100% wool in brownish green to part wool, part nylon in olive green with different buttons.
I can see what you mean, the newer sweaters were a lot darker and indeed more brown than green. There's a clear difference when you compare them..
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