Artwork : ArchiveNo00172

Chocolate RAF Survival Pack 1945


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Artefact

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Contributor

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Contributor Name D-Day Museum
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Profession

Location Southsea
Collection Date 29.09.08 10.45am
Artefact Name Chocolate RAF Survival Pack
Artefact Description Plastic box containing chocolate, matches, needle and thread, chewing gum, sweets and other things that would have been needed in an emergency. Dimensions 15cm width x 11cm depth x 2cm height.
Fair condition. Wrappers are stuck to the food.
Artefact Date 1945
Artefact Stored In display case - the D-Day Story
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Sample Taken Fragment of chocolate and black thread from needle. Chocolate analysedd case
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History of Artefact These would have been carried by RAF personnel on a mission in case their aircraft got shot down or crashed in enemy territory. It contains basic food rations to keep them alive and matches to light a fire to keep warm.

Historian Andrew Whitmarsh
Previous Owners Unknown
Special Memories

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