Original U.S. WWII Model 1939 American Service Shoe Low Boot Dated 1942 - Size 11

Item Description

Original Items: Only One pair Available. Known as the Model 1939 American Service Shoe these low quarter boots were also called walking out boots by USGIs. These were standard issue to US troops serving in the Army and Air Force at the start of the WW2, eventually replaced by the rough-out boot. This pair in excellent wearable condition boot is made from russet brown leather with leather toe cap and a two piece stitched-in rubber sole. Worn in combat with the M1938 leggings, these boots were also popular off-duty.

Inside of boot is marked:

October 1942
International Shoe Co.

Laces in good condition, shows normal wear on the soles but still plenty there if you want to wear them. Overall condition very good.

Outer bottom length (Back of heal to sole tip): 12"
Outer sole width: 4"
Inside length: approx. 10.5"
Height: 6 3/4"

These boots were the brought back by Frank L. Bender, who was a member of the 10th Army, 3rd Battalion Engineers, D Company.

Original wearable model 1939 walking out boots are incredibly difficult to find, especially ones in a large mens size 11. Top reproductions cost $200+

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