Escape Silk Chart D/F Handkerchief Germany East/Southern Europe WWII
WWII allied pilots escape map made of printed silk. 1943 series. Scale 1:250,000. Dimensions 84 cm X 78 cm. Zones D (France South East, Germany South West, Switzerland, Belgium) and F (Germany South, Croatia West & Central, Montenegro West, Italy North & Central, Switzerland East, Slovakia South). Minimal brown spotting, perfect stitched hems. Made in England during WWII, these maps were part of an escape kit stored in waterproof pouch printed "MAPS ONLY". Issued to pilots, paratroopers and special agents, these maps were used as scarves or sewn inside jacket's linings. The 1943 double sided escape charts are registered with a letter running from A to K. There are several models for the complete European theater and each side is listed with a letter corresponding to a zone of Europe A,B,C,D,E,F,G,H or K. Now Sold
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