1943 Ww2 U.s. Army Invasion Map Of Italy And Switzerland - Sheet 3 Villach Etc
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1943 Ww2 U.s. Army Invasion Map Of Italy And Switzerland - Sheet 3 Villach Etc :
This is a rare and original World War Two vintage United States Army issue map of the extreme North of Italy and bordering countries prepared under the direction of the Chief of Engineers.
It details the areas of Villach, Tranj and Klagenfurt. These maps were prepared to assist in the invasion of Italy where the Allied forces were involved in hard fighting from 1943 until the end of the war.
Please note this isnota reprint or reproduction, it is 100% genuine and dates from the war.
It is dated 1943, made by the U.S. Army map service - A.M.S. Washington D.C., prepared under the direction of the U.S. Army Chief of Engineers.
It is headedITALY ROAD MAP 1:200,000for use by War and Navy Department Agencies only - Not for sale or distribution.
There is a Glossary of terms, a Legend (or key to symbols) as well as an index at the bottom of the map which shows the area of Italycovered in this individual map sheet.
It is in superb good clean, complete condition for its 74 years age. It has some minor signs of use and the odd area of age fading. See photos for condition report.
Size 44½ inches by 26 inches – weight about 100 Grams
I am based in London, England and I obtained an almost complete set of these (29 of 30) some time ago for my militaria collection – they were left here by the US Army at the end of the war.