United States Army, World War II aeronautical chart showing a portion of Algeria with pencil notes and other signs of use in service. Many printed and overprinted notations with updated information. Aeronautical Information March 1945. Other notations such as "Restricted", "Not for Sale or Distribution" and "For Use by War and Navy Department Agencies only."
The reverse of the Chart explains that the greatest risk to the crew is coming down in the desert, with instructions for water rationing, seeking shade, only traveling on foot at night and any available protection from the desert sun, with estimates of survival times in the desert in number of days. Winter and summer season temperature charts.
This North Africa aeronautical chart is part of a larger collection of WWII U.S. Army aeronautical charts of North Africa and one chart showing a portion of Japan, several charts showing areas in India, and one showing a region in China. Many but not all of these titles are photographed and listed. Please therefore contact Original Antique Maps for these unpublished titles.