East german riding boots

The semi-dress uniform ( Ausgangsuniform ), except in details, was the same for all ranks and was worn on off-duty or off-post occasions. It included the service cap, jacket, long trousers, and black low-quarter shoes. The single-breasted jacket was worn without a belt, with a white or grey-green shirt and a green tie. Officers were allowed to wear the jacket with a white shirt. During periods of warm summer weather, either the shirt and tie or the jacket may be omitted. For a while a double-breasted jacket could be worn as optional wear by officers and warrant officers.

RIM1. Russian MVD issue  summer combat . $ RIM4N. Russian army black combat .$ RIM5. Russian Para black leather combat boots. Lace up.
Unissued.$ RIM6. Russian Army black combat -on type
with side 40cm have leather lowers
and imitation leather 43 (10 US),
44 (11 US),45 (12 US), 46 (13 US ). $ RIM7. Russian officer service in box.
Available in sizes 44. $ RIM8. Russian Armed Forces polar regions summer have leather
lowers with leather strap and felt sole with rubber heel. Uppers are fur with fur
lining and leather strap around top. These are high boots which come up
to the in sizes 285 (11 US). New, unissued.$


 Invention of kirza boots was considered as important as invention of Katyusha rocket launcher and constructions of the famed Soviet airplanes. At the end for World War II Soviet Red Army had 10,000,000 soldiers wearing kirza boots. Till the end of 20th century kirza boots were the standard footwear for Soviet and Russian servicemen. Russian foot wrap for bootsKirza jack boots were worn together with a foot wrap. Foot wraps were more convenient than socks, because they could be made from locally available materials, dried faster, and frayed slower (as the material could be wrapped around a foot differently). Although the main advantage was that because of a foot wrap, a soldier could wear bigger size boots. All these advantages kept soldiers’ feet healthy and safe. Till nowadays kirza is produced according to Plotnikov recepies of the war time. Specialists say that over the entire history 150,000,000 pairs of kirza boots were produced.

East german riding boots

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