CBI – Taj Mahal

The CBI theater (1941-45) has been dubbed «the forgotten theater» of WWII. Once the United States entered the war, American strategy called for building up China as a source of manpower, as a base for bombers and the eventual invasion of Japan. CBI produced some of the most impressive feats of engineering and logistics in American military history.


Chrome plated with different engravings: the CBI Emblem with the dates 43, 44 and 45, the illustration of the Taj Mahal on the front and on the back the map of CBI theater and the personal initials HPH.

  • Model: three barrel hinge, round bottom
  • Year: 1944 - 45
  • Status: in collection