There are a few lose threads around the edges - no big deal. Easy to trim off if desired. About 20" x 26" -Double sided - --The map depicts the land mass. The andaman sea / Bay of Bengal.
The type of map any. Marine corps pilot , navy pilot or.Army air corps/ army air forces would carry in case he had to bail out or get shot down in the course of battle. Used as survival gear in Asia and Europe during World War -- a very scarce Larger sized chart of the sea lanes. Used as survival gear in Asia and Europe during World War II. These silk /cloth maps were issued to all u. Navy and united states marine corps pilots and air crew, in addition to the R. Pilots who also served in the theater. This shows all the sea currents.... Floating in the sea of despair..
They could use this map to figure out how to hitch a ride in the currents and arrive at a friendly destination. The map is in fine shape, with no rips, holes, , stains or tears, silk or rayon construction.
A rare and historic WWII Pilots SILK ESCAPE MAP dont pass it up - this particular issue is very scarce... And seldom come up for sale , a must have for collectors of AAF , USAAC / USMC / usn / raf / flight gear , this map came directly from a united states marine corps fighter pilots , small souvenir collection.. A map he actually carried in battle during world war two.
And not one of the more common.. Inexpensive post war surplus maps you see circulating. This is NOT common post war garbage -this is the real deal!WORLD WAR TWO SILK MAP. Used as survival gear in WW2. The item "WW2 US ARMY AIR FORCES Pilot SILK MAP No.
31 BURMA CBI WWII RARE 1943" is in sale since Thursday, May 17, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\United States\Documents & Maps". The seller is "phmical" and is located in Schaumburg, Illinois. This item can be shipped worldwide.