Short snorters were paper currency signed by people you were flying with or people you met. If someone signed your short snorter and you couldn’t produce it upon request, you owed him a dollar or a drink–a short snort.
This short snorter belonged to George Eads who was assigned to the 81st Troop Carrier Squadron in WWII. There are eight signed bills from different countries taped together.
Question about this artifact? Email the Collections Manager, Hal Sellars.
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.