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1943 World War II Japanese Aeronautical Map of Java - Geographicus - Java11-wwii-1943

1943 World War II Japanese Aeronautical Map of Java - Geographicus - Java11-wwii-1943

 
 
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A stunning large format Japanese map of Java dating to World War II. Covers the entirety of the island with a large inset city plan of Jakarta (Djakarta) in the lower left quadrant. Offers superb detail regarding both topographical and political elements. Notes cities, roads, trade routes on air, sea and land, and uses shading to display oceanic depths. Scale of 1:200,000. All text in Japanese. While Allied World War II maps of this region are fairly common it is extremely rare to come across their Japanese counterparts. This map was created as map no. 11 of a 20 map series detailing of parts of Asia and the Pacific prepared by the Japanese during World War II.

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1943
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Geographicus Rare Antique Maps
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