Wallace Berry Thermal Top - White

Genuine Issue

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This military issued, cold weather, thermal version of the Henley shirt is made from a 50% cotton / 50% wool blend. It has full length sleeves, and a two-button neck. It is designed to be worn in temperatures between 14°F - 68°F. The US Military GI Henley is manufactured to the part number MIL-U-43262.

These thermals are unissued​ and brand new. However, the material is a blend of natural wool and cotton, and there may be what looks like discolorations.

  • Genuine US Military Issue
  • These are Vintage from the 80's
  • Wool Cotton Blend
  • Long Sleeve and collar-less neck
  • 2 button “Henley” front

Military P/N: MIL-U-43262

The Henley is a collarless, pullover t-shirt with a buttoned neck. This allows you more freedom in adjusting how tight the neck is.

History of the Henley

The most famous early wearer of the soon-to-be popular Henley undershirt was the well-known actor, Wallace Beery. He wore the Henley undershirt in so many movies, that the undershirt was called by his name. The Henley became popular after GI’s started coming back from Vietnam with the military issued undershirt. The new adopters, having spent their early years hearing their parents call it the “Wallace Beery Shirt” continued with that name for a while. Eventually it reverted to just being called a Henley, but for those in the know, it will always be a Wallace Beery shirt.


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Customer Reviews

Based on 5 reviews
Danette Rasmussen (Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States)
Long john shirt

The wallyberry long underwear shirt I ordered is the original army issue . The same that I wore . It came in perfect condition. As always Mcguire has it all. Thank you for your professionalism .

sergei Beliveau (Round Hill, Virginia, United States)
Great but....

It's a great baselayer. I love the feeling of it next to the skin but even more, it keeps me darn warm. The only complaint I do have is that the sleeves are way to short. But other than that, it's a great product.

Zachary Ward (Worton, Maryland, United States)

Its a great henely shirt. Came fast in the mail. Definitely recommend buying here

Bob (South River, New Jersey, United States)
Nice thermal top

These are really nice warm tops and I don't think there is really much currently made like them.

David O (Glen Iris, Victoria, Australia)
Quick service

I recieved this order quicker than I get most things from my own country (Australia). The Wallace Berry tops were quality utilitarian items. If postage and tax were realistic I would shop here more often.

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