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US World War II multi-coloured map on acetate rayon, printed on both sides, AAF Cloth Chart, Side 1 - No. C-47 South Borneo, Side 2 - No. C-48 West Java

From the Collection of B-24 Liberator Memorial Restoration Australia Inc Corner Farm Rd & Princes Highway Werribee Victoria

Description
A multi-coloured, contoured, double-sided map printed on acetate rayon
Size
99 cm x 56 cm
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Object Registration
00191
Keywords
united states of america, silk and rayon maps, world war ii, a191
Historical information
Silk and rayon maps were produced by the United States (c. 7.5 million in total), Great Britain (some 1.75 million in total) and Australia during World War II. They were issued to Allied military personnel as part of 'escape and evasion' kits.
When Made
1944
Significance
This map, printed on acetate rayon, is an original US 'escape and evasion' kit map from World War II.
Inscriptions & Markings
AAF Cloth Chart
Side 1 - No. C-47 South Borneo
Side 2 - No. C.48 West Java
Last updated
4 Jan 2018 at 11:40AM