Washington DC: Army Map Service, U.S. Army, 1943 and 1944. Two sided World War II color cloth escape map of Japan and Easterm Asia, part of an escape kit issued to American pilots in the area.
NL 54, second edition AMS 2, showing the island of Otomari and its proximity to Soya, the northernmost point of Hokkaido, Japan, the Sea of Japan with altitudes in color and submarine cables marked. .
Verso side is NK 53, first edition AMS 2 showing Eastern Asia and Vladimiro-Alexsandrovskoye, and winds and currents in the Sea of Japan for November to March in red and May through September in green.
Fabric, printed on both sides in color. 25 x 23.5". Very clean and bright, period folds. A.M.S. 5301 at bottom left.
OCLC: 656455149 locates only one copy, at University of Michigan. Fine. Item #27344