Identity card of the American War Department. The dark brown exterior of the document contains pre-printed general information; in the middle is the round seal of the War Office of the United States. The inside is for personal details. In addition to the personal data entered on the left is a head-and-shoulders portrait photo of Erika Mann in uniform looking straight at the camera in the centre; on her chest is a sign in capital letters: "Erika Mann War Corr". To the right of the photo are the five fingerprints of Erika Mann.