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Researching the Internet and consulting with some our customers who are reenactors, we found a wealth of information on this subject. There is way too much to post here but this is a sampling of what others are doing. If you know of a great resource that would benefit others, please feel free to send it to us.

Reenactor.net’s World War II Section contains articles, videos of mock battles, a list of reenacting organizations, a living history forum and much more. This website has sections for all historical reenactments from ancient times to the present.

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These boots were developed by the military for cold weather and extreme cold weather conditions. Mickey Mouse Boots are the best cold weather boot in the world, ideal for hunting, ice fishing, snowmobiling,  working construction and in the oil fields. They keep your feet warm all day long. It is recommended that you wear them with one pair of wool socks with the top of the sock folded over the top of the boot to avoid chafing.

Designed for Cold Weather
The Mickey Mouse boot has two layers of thick wool insulation that wick moisture along with an insulating air bladder made of two layers of rubber. The exterior of the boot is waterproof, made of heavy rubber. There is an air valve in the boot that should be kept closed during normal use. When flying at high altitudes the valve should be opened to allow pressure equalizations.

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One of the things that sets us apart as a military surplus clothing store is that we carry all sizes, not just a few. There is nothing more frustrating than finding what you want, then not finding the size you need.

We specialize in military surplus wool pants from Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Italy, Sweden, East Germany, Germany, Britain, France, Switzerland and other countries.

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Since the U.S. Military is responsible for equipping our troops with the best in combat gear, we have found that military surplus cold weather gear is some of

Since the U.S. Military is responsible for equipping our troops with the best in combat gear, we have found that military surplus cold weather gear is some of the best available for outfitters and outdoorsmen.

Our featured cold weather gear is a 10 man arctic tent that has breathable wind resistant, olive drab cotton sateen cloth. The breathable properties of the cloth allows the the transfer of condensation from the interior to the outside.

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Cold weather is something we are very familiar with in Montana. Our store serves many outdoor enthusiasts, oil field workers and construction workers who make their living working in extreme cold conditions. Because of this need, we provide a wide variety of rugged and practical cold weather clothing.

Two important rules for working and playing in cold weather is to dress in layers and keep moisture away from your body. In future articles we will explain the benefits of our Wool Plus under garments and how they work in cold weather conditions.

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