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Escape map, WWII,in envelope

Object Number: 
1967.12
Date: 
1944
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 23 x 24 in. ( 58.4 x 61 cm )
Marks: 
printed: front :"NO. 133-K'UN-MING, YUNNAN, CHINA TO CHABUA, ASSAM, INDIA (WESTERN PORTION) printed: back: "NO. 133-K'UN-MING, YUNNAN, CHINA TO CHABUA, ASSAM, INDIA (EASTERN PORTION) printed: front/back: "AAF CLOTH CHART" printed: front" I AM AN AMERIC
Description: 
Printed silk escape map depicting parts of China and India; with standardized greeting in Chinese, Burmese, and various other languages.
Gallery Label: 
This escape map was produced by the War Department for use by American pilots flying over southeast Asia during World War II.
Credit Line: 
Gift of James G. Strobridge
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group