"Over the Hump" C-46 Tinker Belle T-Shirt
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Officially designated as the Curtiss C-46 Commando, "The Whale," as it was affectionately known, played a crucial role in Air Transport Command operations over the Himalayan Mountains, famously referred to as "The Hump," in the CBI (China-Burma-India) Theatre during WWII. The crews who flew these C-46s became the backbone of history's then largest and still longest airlift. Despite their tremendous achievements, this triumph came at a significant cost, with the loss of numerous aircraft, crew, and cargo.
Show your support for the C-46 Commando with this shirt that commemorates their daring missions over the Himalayas, carrying supplies from India to China. The shirt depicts the aircraft, the striking China-Burma-India theater patch, and of course a map of the airlift route which took over from the Burma Road once the Japanese captured it. T-Shirt art was created by Chad Hill of Django Studios.