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Luftwaffe Flight Personnel AK39 Wrist Compass
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Liquid filled AK39 compass that was worn or carried by Luftwaffe pilots and air crew to assist them in the even that they had to abandon their plane or crash-land the aircraft in unfamiliar territory. The compass is attached to a thick brown leather wrist strap that was also frequently used to fasten the compass to a flight suit or personal equipment. The clear plastic compass material shows some typical yellowing from age but overall the compass is in excellent condition.