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Jungle Heritage: The Pike Brothers 1952 Lokinawa Boot

Posted by mark larner on

I use this blog to chat about the things I like, not just the things I make. As you'll discover I have a bit of a thing for boots... if you want to make your feet happy read on.. The 1952 Pike Brothers Lowkinawa Boots have their origin in the jungles of South East Asia. US forces in WWII had problems with their issue footwear going rotten in the Pacific Island jungles. Several attempts were made to produce a boot capable of surviving the climate, but none were particularly successful. So, soon after the War it was decided to properly develop...

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