World War II-era Converse sneakers with swastika soles


Joey at spotted these amazing WWII-era Converse Skoots for sale on eBay for $1825.

No they're not Nazi shoes, but yeah, wow, that is a swastika pattern on the soles, thumbnail at left.

The auction has closed, but here's a snip from the description:

1938-1948 World War II provided Converse with a singular opportunity. Many products destined for servicemen overseas now became a focus of Converse manufacturing. The product range included footwear, apparel, boots for pilots and army servicemen.