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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During the week-long tour in September 2007, Colonel Fischer occasionally wore a jacket with a "blood chit" sewed on the back.
A blood chit displays messages aimed at civilians that ask them to help servicemembers shot down in combat get back to friendly forces.