Military Escape and Evasion Kits (more commonly referred to as "Barter
Kits") were issued to pilots and paratroopers to barter their way out of
difficult situations if they were downed in unfriendly territory . The
kits contain gold coins, go1d rings, gold pendants, gold chain links,
and 21 jewel watches, depending on the individual kit.
Transferred from the United States Defense Logistics Agency
United States Military Atlantic Region Escape and Evasion Kit; black rubber box used by pilots and paratroopers unopenned and sealed; contains five gold coins and 3 gold rings.