Office of Strategic Services Blood Chit

Artifact Details

Blood chits were used in Afghanistan and during other wars to help US personnel get aid in foreign countries.

This silk blood chit was issued for use by the Office of Strategic Services in the China-Burma-India Theater.  Written in several native languages, it reads, “This foreign person (American) has come to China to help the war effort.  Soldiers and civilians, one and all, should save and protect him.”

Artifact Specs

20 cm x 21cm

(L x W)


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The Office of Strategic Services: America’s First Intelligence Agency