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Bomber tee shirt by Scott Tierney

£ 29.00

The Bomber Command Memorial was opened on June 28 2012, about 60 years late. It is one of London's finest memorials. The shirt design recalls • 12,000 heavy bombers were shot down • 6 bomber crewman were killed for each 1 wounded • 125,000 aircrew still await a campaign medal for outstanding bravery • Chances of survival were about 1 in 2 • 55,500 killed out of a total of 125,000 aircrew.

Our t-shirts are unique for being wholly made with CoolMax freshFX. CoolMax is a patented fibre designed to wick perspiration and accelerate moisture evaporation, keeping wearers cooler and drier. This wicking feature of the fabric is made possible by micro channels engineered into the profile of and surface of the fibre. These channels are cleverly dimensioned to exploit the surface tension and capillary action of water. Being physical properties of the fibre, these channels endure and do not significantly diminish with wear or washing.

Antimicrobial (freshFX) treatment stops the propagation of odour producing bacteria. This is achieved by embedding silver salt crystals into the structure of the fibre. FreshFX treatment like the wicking is permanent and does not leach out with everyday use. These characteristics ensure the shirts remain cool, dry and odour free regardless of what you might do in them. Performance of the fabric is guaranteed through a certified and monitored manufacturing process.