WWII USAAF Pilot Escape Silk Chart A/B Handkerchief
WWII allied pilots escape map made of printed silk. 1943 series. Dimensions 72 cm X 72 cm. Zones A/B (North West & South West of France/ center Belgium/part of Holland and Spain). Complete with escape compass, list of phrases and waterproof pouch. Made in England during WWII, these kits were issued to pilots, paratroopers and special agents. The maps were used as scarves or sewn inside jacket's linings. Mint condition. Rare set.
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