jungle boots

What is jungle boots?

jungle boots meaning in Military or Vietnam War terminology / glossary / dictionary is:
footwear that looks like a combination of combat boot and canvas sneaker used by the U.S. military in a tropical climate, where leather rots because of the dampness. The canvas structure also speeds drying after crossing streams, rice paddies, etc.

 

reference: Glossary of Military Terms & Slang from the Vietnam War