China Burma India Blood Chit With 17 Languages

Description

Blood chits were used by U.S. aviators as a way of communicating with non-English-speaking people. Made of leather, cotton, silk, or rayon, they served as a safe-conduct pass for a downed aviator in need of help from local people. This WWII blood chit shows the American flag and is printed with 17 languages.

Filed In:
Era: World War II
Survival: Blood Chits
Accession #:
2000-3242-0031-0001
Museum Location:
Not on display
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Every artifact in the Air Mobility Command Museum, including this one, is part of the United States Air Force Heritage Program. We are not able to loan or sell artifacts in the museum's collection.

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