USAAF Air-Ground Message Pouch

USAAF Air-Ground Message Pouch

Code: M19525


W: 13cm (5.1")H: 8cm (3.1")


Khaki cotton canvas pouch approximately 13  x 8cm with a sand filled section at one end and a flapped pocket with press stud fastener at the other.  Messages could be placed within this pocket and the pouch dropped from an aircraft to troops on the ground. A red cotton streamer helped slow the descent and make it more visible in the air.  Printed to one side 'RETURN TO'  with a gap to fill in the destination. Excellent, probably unused condition. Stock code M19525.