Saturday, March 31, 2007

British Army's New Unisex Boot


Advance extract from Sunday Times - 1st April 2007
... Due to female soldiers now serving on the front line, British Land Forces have introduced a new style boot to ensure that the girls can retain some feminine traits. These boots have been well received, and even some male colleagues have trialled these boots. A recent quote indicated "that this is a major step foward in boot design. The Army has waited over 300 years for such a significant development". Some parallels to boot design adopted during the English Civil War have been made, but even Prince Rupert never envisaged such a radical improvement ...

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