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Catalog Number 2010.090.074
Description WWII Indo-China American Flag Armband, c. 1939-1944. From the Indo-China theater. Worn by local people to gain safe access to the American Forces. Tied around arm or carried in hands. Instructions are written on ties in Chinese, Burmese and Thai. Cotton American flag with 48 stars.
Object Name Armband, Political
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title WWII Indo-China American Flag Armband, c. 1939-1944
Date c. 1939-1944
Inscription Text Instructions are written on ties in Chinese, Burmese and Thai.
Dimensions H-5.25 W-16 inches
Dimension Details Overall. Flag only is 5 1/4 x 8 3/4.
Search Terms Army
Burmese
Chinese
Flags
Thai
War
WWII
Subjects Flags
Passes (Landforms)
Symbols
War
World War II