A type of lower leg wrap that Italian soldiers wore during World War Two.
Puttees Term Timeline in Captain Corelli’s Mandolin
The timeline below shows where the term Puttees appears in Captain Corelli’s Mandolin. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 15. L'Omosessuale (4)
...Italian troops remain hopeful since the Greeks haven't attacked yet. Carlo notes that he hates puttees; they hold onto mud and his feet become soft and flaky. He and Francisco loot... (full context)
Chapter 17. L'Omosessuale (5)