These sandals were purchased by the donor in Da Nang, Vietnam, in 1967. Made from recycled tires, they were worn by Vietnamese soldiers and were called “Ho Chi Minh” sandals by American military.
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Every artifact in the Air Mobility Command Museum, including this one, is part of the United States Air Force Heritage Program. We are not able to loan artifacts in the museum's collection.