These Vietnam issue jungle boots are genuine military issue. The military developed and battle tested these boots in Vietnam. The boots performed so well that the same green canvas jungle boot were a part of regular issue up into the late 1980’s. These are NOT imported copies. These boots feature the panama sole. They also have the drain holes, in order for water to flow out of the boots. Remeber that these jungle boots are new old stock with only minor shelf-wear rubs and abrasions. Buy with confidence. These are the real deal!