Washington DC: Army Map Service, U.S. Army, April 1944. Two sided World War II silk color escape map of the Philippines and the South China Sea, part of an escape kit issued to American pilots in the area.
C-41 escape map showing the area from Mindoro down to the Calamian island group, the Cabulauan Islands, and most of Palawan Island, with an inset of the southern end of Palawan Island. Showing rivers, mountain ranges, formed roads, boundaries, railroads, power transmission lines, cities, rivers, and spot elevation. C-42 escape map on verso with South China Sea and the Philippines in the area of Luzon down to Panay, Negros, Cebu and Bohol islands. Showing winds and ocean currents in either red or green, depending on the season of the year.
Silk, printed on both sides in color. 20 x 25". Very clean and bright, period folds flattened. OCLC: 51593030. Very good + condition. Item #26311