Safe Conduct Pass

Physical Description
Silk with images of allied flags and the phrase "THIS BEARER IS U.N. FORCES" in several languages.
Specific History
This safe conduct pass was purchased and carried by Corporal George E. Munson, United States Marine Corps.
General History
Pilots and air crews carried small banners, called blood chits, that identified them as members of United Nations forces. In the event they were shot down, the chits offered a reward to anyone who assisted them.
Object Name
safe conduct pass
Munson, Corporal George E.
Physical Description
ink (overall material)
silk (overall material)
overall: 9 in x 13 in; 22.86 cm x 33.02 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
related event
Korean War
Postwar United States
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
The Price of Freedom: Americans at War
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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