WWII US Army Paratrooper Boots -
The brown leather tall boots were used by the US Army during WWII. The boots were issued to regular forces
as well as paratroopers. Later in the war the paratroopers got their own boots, whioh had a slightly
The laces were of cotton consruction and were dyed brown to match the boots. The most prolific manufacturer
of this item was the GoodYear corporation.
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points that should be noted.
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The sole of the boot is marked with the manufacturer's logo. BF Goodrich was
one of the largest producers of combat boots during WWII.
This WWII US military collectible may be currently
It is becoming more difficult to be able to tell the fake ones from the real ones because
the quality of the reproductions is improving. The collector must become familiarized with
the construction style and materials employed in the manufacturing of this item.
Attention to the details is critical in order to be able to determine the authenticity of
If you have an interest is seeing other WWII US military collectibles, you can do so by
going to our
WWII US Military Collectibles Price Guide.
Where we cover items from the Army, Navy, Army Air Force and other organizations.