blood chit


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blood chit

A small sheet of material depicting an American flag and a statement in several languages to the effect that anyone assisting the bearer to safety will be rewarded. See also evasion aid.
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A blood chit displays messages aimed at civilians that ask them to help servicemembers shot down in combat get back to friendly forces.
The blood chit includes the pilot's name and other unique identifying information.
For instance, the blood chit is made of cloth, and is unlikely to have survived relatively intact if the pilot's body had been buried in the jungle for the past 27 years.