Wwii U.s. Escape And Evasion Silk Map 1943 Holland , France , Belgium , Germany For Sale
These maps are commonly thought of as being made of silk but more likely are from rayon acetate material. They were issued to allied forces to serve as a navigation aid when down in enemy territory in order to prevent capture or aid escape. They unfolded without making a sound and are also water resistant.From slings to water filtration, there were many ways that these maps could help in an emergency in addition to aiding with navigation.
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