During the early 40s Converse felt they needed to be involved with the war effort. Some time in 1942 Converse was given a government contract, which was number 50475. This Number was stamped into the shoes they made for soldiers during this time period. Later in the 50s Converse drew inspiration from their WWII designed footwear and released wading boots for fishermen, which are today known as the Bosey. Down below are images of these shoes made by Converse.