One of the many survival tools issued to men in WWII was an emergency signaling mirror. This ESM/2 version made by General Electric Co. could be used in an emergency to attract ships or aircraft by reflecting sunlight. Issued in a paper case, the mirror has directions for use printed on one side and a cotton lanyard.
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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 artifacts in the museum's collection.