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U.S. Army Leggings

 
 

Artifact-ArmyLeggings

The M1917 leggings are different from earlier designs that did not cover the foot. Similar to ones worn during the Spanish American war, these leggings cover the top of the foot providing more ankle support. To keep the legging in place, a strap went under the foot’s arch and buckled on the opposite side of the legging.