Escape map, WWII,in envelope
Overall: 23 x 24 in. ( 58.4 x 61 cm )
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
Printed silk escape map depicting parts of China and India; with standardized greeting in Chinese, Burmese, and various other languages.
This escape map was produced by the War Department for use by American pilots flying over southeast Asia during World War II.
Gift of James G. Strobridge
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