You can own and wear a part of history with these standard issue U.S. Army trench boots. Available exclusively through the United States World War One Centennial Commission, this limited edition 1917 Field Service Shoe is Made in the USA as it was one hundred years ago. These “trench boots” as they are commonly referred to, where designed based on function and reliability.
In 1916, the U.S. Army was watching the situation in Europe and modified an existing boot to use a shoe last designed by Lt. Col. Munson, M.D. The new last allowed for a closer fit to the foot and fewer injuries for the troops. Millions of pairs of the 1917 Field Service Shoe were produced, and remained the only approved design by the U.S. Army until the 1960’s. Each pair is authentically handmade to order, in the style and tradition of the great makers of the twentieth century. Made on milspec Munson lasts. Uppers are stuffed harness leather.
Available in sizes 5 to 15 in D width. Please allow up to 12 weeks for delivery due to stocking availability. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this item will help fund the national World War One Memorial in Washington, D.C.
A Certificate of Authenticity as Official Merchandise of the United States World War One Centennial is included.
World War One Centennial Limited Edition 1917 U.S. Army Trench Boots
- Product Code: WW121
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