Lot 510 of 576:
Nagasaki pilot's escape map 1944  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Nagasaki [&] Kagoshima

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Place:
Washington, D.C.

Publisher:
Army Map Service

Date:
1944

Description:

Color maps, printed on both sides of a 58.5x67.5 cm (23x26½") synthetic silk cloth. Second AMS edition.

Detailed aeronautical escape charts, issued to pilots during WWII to be worn as neck kerchiefs under their flight suits as part of their survival gear in the event they were shot down. Filled with information and showing roads, railroads, cities, towns, villages, lighthouses, radio stations, plus topographical and watershed detail. 


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Condition:
Creased, some light staining; near fine.


 
Item number:
267812a
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