clicker, referred to as a "cricket", is a replica of the ones used by
the 101st Airborne Division during the liberation of France in June 1944.
Specifically, they were used during Operation Overlord on D-Day.
were an excellent method of communicating without arousing German attention and
also helping distinguish between friend and foe.
made of brass and inscribed with "June 6, 1944"(D-Day),
"Operation Overlord", and "Normandy" on its sides.