Battles were raging in Asia, Europe, and Africa at the time of this map's publication in December 1943. International boundaries on this map are as of September 1, 1939, the day Germany invaded Poland. It features: Thousands of place names; Airline distances; Principal railways, trails, and canals; Mountains, passes, rivers, lakes, deserts, glaciers, and areas below sea level; Ruins and the Great Wall of China; Oil pipelines. This version is laminatedfeaturing a "write and wipe" surface and durable plastic covering.
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40 1/2" x 27"
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Comments about 1942 Asia and Adjacent Areas Map, Laminated:
This map includes both the European Theater and the Pacific Theater in one map as the world was at the start of WWII. Most maps have either one or the other. I use this map constantly while reading about and studying the history of WWII.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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