WWII~ZONES of FRANCE Silk Map~Military~1944~MINT COND.
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Sold Date: 07/24/2008
Channel: Online Auction
This beautiful and colorful ESCAPE/EVASION map "ZONES OF FRANCE" comes from a collection of WORLD WAR II maps belonging to a WWII Colonel who carried and used these. (Used by ALLIED FORCES in case of capture...could easily be hidden in a cigarette pack and made no noise when unfolded.) It hasn't been unfolded in over 60 years...Fold creases intact....still like new, in amazingly perfect, MUSEUM condition....colors are vibrant, vivid... shadow/age mark at top ....would be wonderful framed (or preserved in acid free container). It's dated "MAR 44" at the bottom.DETAILS AND FEATURES: MAIN ROADS, SECONDARY ROADS, SPECIAL MOTOR WAYS, MAIN RAILWAYS, OTHER RAILWAYS, FRONTIERS, DISTANCES BETWEEN POINTS , COASTAL DEFENCE AREA, FORMER ZONE INTERDITE, FORMER OCCUPIED AREA, FORMER NON-OCCUPIED AREA, GERMAN PATROLS , MAJOR CITIES, TOWNS, VILLAGES, LAKES, REGIONS...MORE ALSO: GULF OF LIONS, MEDITERRANEAN, BAY OF BISCAY,LIGURIAN SEA, GULF OF GENOA, BELGIUM, HOLLAND, LUXEMBOURG, EASTERN SWITZERLAND, NORTHEAST ITALY, ENGLISH CHANNEL and more.... AWESOME...PRISTINE...BEAUTIFUL...a 'MUST HAVE" for the SERIOUS COLLECTOR!
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