Escape and Evasion Kit, Atlantic Region, United States Military

Escape and Evasion Kit, Atlantic Region, United States Military

     

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

Physical Description:
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.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Type
EQUIPMENT-Survival

Materials
Box: Rubber
Dimensions
3-D: 9.5 x 1.9 x 14cm (3 3/4 x 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.)

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

Physical Description:
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.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Type
EQUIPMENT-Survival

Materials
Box: Rubber
Dimensions
3-D: 9.5 x 1.9 x 14cm (3 3/4 x 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.)

ID: A19800127000