RAF Tissue Paper Escape Map - European

RAF Tissue Paper Escape Map - European

Code: E20330


W: 47cm (18.5")H: 50cm (19.7")


Sheet A, approximately 47 x 50cm.  Single sided, printed in black, red and green on 'tissue' paper.  Covers Eastern parts of  Holland, Belgium and France and their borders with Germany, the Swiss and Italian borders with Germany, and parts of the North Sea & Baltic Sea.   These paper maps were made out a special 'tissue' from Japanese pulp siezed from a Japanese cargo ship by MI9.  The resultant maps were compact. light and strong, even when wet.  They didn't rustle much either, making them ideal for escape and evasion purposes.  This example has been folded/creased but is in excellent condtion.  Far rarer than their silk/rayon counterparts. Stock code E20330.