WWII Pilot Escape Silk Chart D/F Italy Germany
WWII British made double sided fabric escape chart for D/F zones with FRANCE BELGIUM, GERMANY on one side and CROATIA/MONTENEGRO/HUNGARY/SLOVAKIA/GERMANY/ITALY/SWITZERLAND on the other side. 1943 production. Dimensions 87 cm X 77 cm. Scale 1:250,000. Great and iconic item to wear, frame or simply display. These charts were part of escape kits issued to allied pilots, paratroopers and special agents before combat ops. They were stored in waterproof coated fabric envelopes stamped "MAPS ONLY". Inside you could find these charts with a button compass, a miniature saw and sometimes foreign currencies.
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