HyperWar: Handbook on German Military Forces (Chapter 9)
Desert boots with cloth tops are no longer necessary, but still may be encountered. High brown leather shoes are now the standard wear. Wool socks, rather than foot-wraps, are worn. g. WINTER UNIFORMS. (1) Pre-1941 winter clothing. Prior to the winter of 1941-42, the German Army made little provision for winter warfare.