1957 - 2010
This is a pair of U.S. Military combat boots presumable worn by a military nurse during the Vietnam War. These boots show little sign of wear, are made from black leather, feature a stitched rubber sole, and are missing laces. The boots were produced by Biltrite and feature a stamp on the heal which reads "fleet foot "60" Custom Tailored." The heel also reads 7-8 while the inside reads "5 1/2 E 24432."
Size 5 1/2 E
The dimensions given here is the shoe size stamped onto the inside of the boots. All measurements were taken in centimeters. Measurements are listed as “length by width by height” or “height by diameter” unless otherwise noted.
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The Barbara H. Hagan School of Nursing: Historical Collection. (2018). "Military Combat Boots" [Photograph]. Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.molloy.edu/nur_hagan/789