D Day sea sickness (vomit) bag

Catalogue number
  • EPH 4435
Display status
IWM London
  • whole: paper
  • whole: Depth 3 mm, Height 341 mm, Width 185 mm
Alternative names
  • full name: D Day sea sickness (vomit) bag
  • simple name: KIT
souvenirs and ephemera

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Physical description

1 brown paper bag used for motion sickness by troops invading France in 1944

History note


Handwritten in biro

This is the "famous" Army "Vomit" bag (nicknamed "puke") issued to all officers and men invading by sea and land, Europe, in the British Liberation Army on and after D Day 1944.

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