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Extremely Rare Korean War Chinese People's Volunteers' HQ Safe Conduct Pass
Extremely rare Korean War Chinese People's Volunteer Headquarters Safe Conduct Pass. The pass features the Chinese chop on the front and inside reads:
"The BEARER, regardless of his nationality or rank, will be duly accepted and escorted to a rear People's Volunteer Garrison or POW Camp; and on arrival will be guaranteed in accordance with our policy of leniency to prisoners of war the following four great affirmations:
1. Security of Life
2. Retention of all personal belongings
3. Freedom from maltreatment or abuse.
4. Medical care for the wounded.
THE CHINESE PEOPLE'S VOLUNTEERS' HEADQUARTERS"
During the Korean War, many leaflets were dispersed as psychological warfare between the countries, most aimed towards Americans, almost always full of erroneous information like this one.
VINTAGE: Circa Korean War.
SIZE: Approximately 3 3/8" x 5 1/8".
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Paper, ink.
MARKINGS: "THE CHINESE PEOPLE'S VOLUNTEERS' HEADQUARTERS"
ITEM NOTES: This is from a Korean War collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. 2@VAJCX15 LBDEX3/15 S(1)VBDEX03/19
CONDITION: 9+ (Near Mint-): Pass shows only minor age wear, the ink remains bright, no rips or bends.