WWII Flying Tigers

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  • Date: c. 1940
  • Medium: Blood Chit
  • Condition: Good
  • Inches: 10 x 10 Approximately
  • Centimeters: 25.64 x 25.64
  • Price: Sold
Description:

A blood chit is a notice carried by military personnel to any civilians, such as a shot-down pilot, in difficulties. They identifying the soldier as friendly, and displayed a message requesting that the service member be rendered every assistance. In the Second Sino-Japanese War prior to World War II, foreign pilots of Flying Tigers carried notices printed in Chinese that informed the locals that this pilot was injured and they were obliged to help them.

Line One: Air Force Committee

Line Two: Rescue Assistance

Line Three: Military and Civilians are United

Line Four: Western (USA)

Line Five: Come to Help Chinese Fighting the War
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