The paratroopers utilized Acme Crickets as a secret communication tool, and many carried Zippo windproof lighters in addition to their standard battle gear. This special commemorative gift set is a reminder of those who served in a key historical conflict About the commemorative lighter The D-Day 70th Anniversary Zippo lighter has a brushed brass finish with a design which utilizes the company's color imaging process. Code names of the landing beaches are revealed and highlighted in the brushed brass finish. The artwork depicts the welded iron girders, often referred to as "Czech hedgehogs, " that were half-buried along the Normandy coastline as an anti-tank defense measure and were visible in so many of the gripping images taken by journalists during the invasion. For the first 24 hours of D-Day, "Operation Overlord", soldiers identified friends from foes with the cricket.If they didn't respond, the order was to fire Add a Piece of History to Your Collection.. Standard Size: 2.25" h x 1.5" w x 0.5 d. Made in the Bradford, PA USA. Packaging: Limited Commemorative D-Day Gift Box. 100% Satisfaction Guarantee - If You Are Not Happy, I'll make it Right.
Simple as That - Customer Service is NOT a Thing of the Past with ME. The item "Zippo Lighter D-Day 70th Anniversary Commemorative Numbered Limited Edition" is in sale since Saturday, August 1, 2015. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Tobacciana\Lighters\Zippo\Military". The seller is "mywifemademe" and is located in Dixon, Illinois.This item can be shipped worldwide.