Korean War USAF, USN, & USMC Aviation Safe Conduct Pass Escape & Evasion Aid ID - Unissued
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ARTIFACT: Korean War United States Air Force, United States Navy, and United States Marine Corps Aviation Safe Conduct Pass, Escape & Evasion Aid ID. This example has been unissued with no picture attached. Scarce paper artifact. The front shows a picture of the Great Seal of the United States, upon opening, the backside of the front cover reads: "JAPANESE TEXT" at the top with kanji (Japanese characters) below. The opposing side would bear the photograph and signature of the soldier. Upon opening the inside flap, the full inside reveals two additional languages, in the center it reads: "AMERICAN TEXT" and below: "THE BEARER OF THIS PASS IS AN AMERICAN AIRMAN. HE IS FRIENDLY TOWARD YOU. HELP HIM TO RETURN TO AMERICAN OR SOUTH KOREAN FORCES AND YOU WILL BE REWARDED". The final section reads: "KOREAN TEXT" at the top followed by the passage in Korean. The very back of the folded pass shows a full color American Flag.
VINTAGE: Circa Korean War
SIZE: Approximately Closed: 3 5/8" x 2 5/8"; Open: 7-3/4" x 3-5/8".
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Paper, ink
ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Korean War Era collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. CON-EDK-25-15 LAAEX6/15 SAJJX10/18
CONDITION: 9- (Excellent+): The safe conduct pass shows little age and storage wear, overall excellent condition.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.