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Many of the blood chits shown on this page are documented and described in the book Last Hope: The Blood Chit Story by R. E. Baldwin and Thomas Wm. McGarry. Whenever possible, we will cite page and figure number for your reference. We occasionally have this book available. If you need one, email us for availability.

WWII Era CBI Blood Chits, etc. Early Cold War (48-star) Blood Chits
Late Cold War Era (50-star) Blood Chits Survival and Escape Route Maps and Charts

USA IRAQ Iraqi Arab Deck of WANTED Iraqi Leaders Cards


 This is an unissued MINT deck of cards as shown.   Here is another view.

$29.99


WWII Era CBI Blood Chits, etc.


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Item Name
Description, Size, Condition Price Status
     BULLET-1
World War Two CBI Chinese Language Rayon Blood Chit #4 With China War Lord Chop Stamp & Bullet Hole

This is the blood chit WITH the "(4)" in the lower right corner. The Chinese chop applied is nice and strong.

The condition and quality is near excellent except for the bullet hole. It is very soft satin finish rayon. It measures 8 by 10 inches.

Here is another view.
 $129.99 Available
  AVGCBI-10
 USA
USAAF Fighter Pilot Officer Dress Tunic Cloth Near MINT Belt & Buckle

This is a mint 36 inch belt as shown. It came from an AVG member that I bought it from many years ago.

He was Lt. Joseph A. Pidgeon of Salem , Ohio. USAF 1942-1944. 25th Fighter Squadron, 51st Fighter Group, 14th Air Force, Kunming, Yunnan Province, China. Claire L. Chennault, Commanding General. Flew Mustang P-40 and P-51. many years ago.
$49.99 Available
    CHIT-18134
 USA
World War Two Theater Made Padded One Piece like #4 With China War Lord Chop Stamp Worn By CBI Combat Pilot
 
This is a 7-1/2 x 9-1/2 inch heavy cotton hand painted and hand written KANJI with HUGE chop blood chit removed from combat pilot A 2 Flight Jacket.

He was Lt. Joseph A. Pidgeon of Salem , Ohio. USAF 1942-1944. 25th Fighter Squadron, 51st Fighter Group, 14th Air Force, Kunming, Yunnan Province, China. Claire L. Chennault, Commanding General. Flew Mustang P-40 and P-51.

The condition is near excellent.

Here is another view
  SOLD
   CHIT-4847
 USA
World War Two Padded Two Piece Silk 48
Star 5 language #4847 Worn By CBI Combat Pilot
This is a near excellent 9-1/4 inch square chit as shown. It came from an AVG member that I bought it from many years ago.

He was Lt. Joseph A. Pidgeon of Salem , Ohio. USAF 1942-1944. 25th Fighter Squadron, 51st Fighter Group, 14th Air Force, Kunming, Yunnan Province, China. Claire L. Chennault, Commanding General. Flew Mustang P-40 and P-51.

Here is another view.
  SOLD
   MAP-4847
 USA
World War Two Silk
BURMA
 Map Worn By CBI Combat Pilot
 This is a near excellent 17 x 28 inch map as shown. It came from an AVG member that I bought it from many years ago.

He was Lt. Joseph A. Pidgeon of Salem , Ohio. USAF 1942-1944. 25th Fighter Squadron, 51st Fighter Group, 14th Air Force, Kunming, Yunnan Province, China. Claire L. Chennault, Commanding General. Flew Mustang P-40 and P-51.

Here are other views.  1  2  3
$349.99 Available
  AVGCBI-11
 USA
 USAAF Fighter Pilot Officer Dress Tunic Wings Ribbon Br Winged Propellers etc belonging the a USAAF CBI CHINA Pilot
 
This is a mint lot shown.It came from an AVG member that I bought it from many years ago.

He was Lt. Joseph A. Pidgeon of Salem , Ohio. USAF 1942-1944. 25th Fighter Squadron, 51st Fighter Group, 14th Air Force, Kunming, Yunnan Province, China. Claire L. Chennault, Commanding General. Flew Mustang P-40 and P-51. many years ago.

Here are other views.   1   2   3
 $199.99 Available
  AVGCBI-12
 USA
World War Two Fighter Pilot MEDIC COMBAT Sealed Carlisle Model First Aid Packet
This is a near excellent 1 x 2 x 4 inch metal packet as shown. It came from an AVG member that I bought it from many years ago.

He was Lt. Joseph A. Pidgeon of Salem , Ohio. USAF 1942-1944. 25th Fighter Squadron, 51st Fighter Group, 14th Air Force, Kunming, Yunnan Province, China. Claire L. Chennault, Commanding General. Flew Mustang P-40 and P-51. many years ago
 $29.99  Available
  AVGCBI-13
  USA
 World War Two Fighter Pilot Time & Distance Type D-4 hand held Computer used by CBI Pilot in CHINA.
 This is a near excellent condition 4 inch diameter device used to determine time & distane.It came from an AVG member that I bought it from many years ago.

He was Lt. Joseph A. Pidgeon of Salem , Ohio. USAF 1942-1944. 25th Fighter Squadron, 51st Fighter Group, 14th Air Force, Kunming, Yunnan Province, China. Claire L. Chennault, Commanding General. Flew Mustang P-40 and P-51. many years ago.
. $89.99  Available
  AVGCBI-14
 USA
 World War Two Fighter Pilot SILVER BIRD Casino Good Luck Horse Show Aluminum Key Chain.

This is a 1 inch square key chain in near excellent condition.It came from an AVG member that I bought it from many years ago.

He was Lt. Joseph A. Pidgeon of Salem , Ohio. USAF 1942-1944. 25th Fighter Squadron, 51st Fighter Group, 14th Air Force, Kunming, Yunnan Province, China. Claire L. Chennault, Commanding General. Flew Mustang P-40 and P-51. many years ago.

Here is another view.
$19.99 Available
  AVGCBI-15
 USA
 World War Two Fighter Pilot WAUKEGAN Township High School ROTC Uniform Patch

This is a 1-1/2 x 2-1/2 oval multi colored patch in near MINT condition as shown.It came from an AVG member that I bought it from many years ago.

He was Lt. Joseph A. Pidgeon of Salem , Ohio. USAF 1942-1944. 25th Fighter Squadron, 51st Fighter Group, 14th Air Force, Kunming, Yunnan Province, China. Claire L. Chennault, Commanding General. Flew Mustang P-40 and P-51. many years ago.
$19.99 Available
   AVGCBI-16
USA
World War Two Fighter Pilot Unassigned GI Uniform matched Insignia Set

This is a 1 inch diameter oval metal insignia pair in near MINT condition as shown. It came from an AVG member that I bought it from many years ago.

He was Lt. Joseph A. Pidgeon of Salem , Ohio. USAF 1942-1944. 25th Fighter Squadron, 51st Fighter Group, 14th Air Force, Kunming, Yunnan Province, China. Claire L. Chennault, Commanding General. Flew Mustang P-40 and P-51. many years ago.
$34.99 Available
  AVGCBI-1
USA
 World War Two American Volunteer Group AVG 14th Army Air Force SILK Theater made Blood Chit.

This is a theater made 7 x 9-1/2 inch QUILTED Silk multi colored chit in near MINT condition as shown.

It came from an AVG member that I bought it from many years ago.

He was Lt. Joseph A. Pidgeon of Salem , Ohio. USAF 1942-1944. 25th Fighter Squadron, 51st Fighter Group, 14th Air Force, Kunming, Yunnan Province, China. Claire L. Chennault, Commanding General. Flew Mustang P-40 and P-51. many years ago.
$349.99 Available
AVGCBI-011
 USA
 World War Two American Volunteer Group AVG 14th Army Air Force SILK Theater made Blood Chit.
This is a theater made 7 x 9 inch QUILTED Silk multi colored chit in near MINT condition as shown.

It came from an AVG member that I bought it from many years ago.

He was Lt. Joseph A. Pidgeon of Salem , Ohio. USAF 1942-1944. 25th Fighter Squadron, 51st Fighter Group, 14th Air Force, Kunming, Yunnan Province, China. Claire L. Chennault, Commanding General. Flew Mustang P-40 and P-51.

Here is another view.
$299.99 Available
AVGCBI-01
 USA American Volunteer Group AVG CBI China Theater Escape & Evasion VARIANT National CHINA multi piece Cotton Flag.
 This a theater made 11 x 16 inch flag that would be a part of a combat pilot E & E gear.

It belonged to one of the American Volunteer Group aviators.

Here are other views  1  2
$129.99 Available
 AVGCBI-02
USA American Volunteer Group AVG CBI China Theater Escape & Evasion VARIANT 48 star SILK Cotton Flag.
This a theater made 11 x 15 inch flag that would be a part of a combat pilot E & E gear.

It belonged to one of the American Volunteer Group aviators.

The stars measure 3/4 inches diameter

Here are other views  1  2
$129.99 Available
 AVGCBI-03
USA American Volunteer Group AVG CBI China Theater Escape & Evasion 48 star SILK Cotton Flag.
This a theater made 11 x 15 inch flag that would be a part of a combat pilot E & E gear.

It came from an AVG member that I bought it from many years ago.

He was Lt. Joseph A. Pidgeon of Salem , Ohio. USAF 1942-1944. 25th Fighter Squadron, 51st Fighter Group, 14th Air Force, Kunming, Yunnan Province, China. Claire L. Chennault, Commanding General. Flew Mustang P-40 and P-51 The stars measure 1/2 inches diameter.
 
Here are other views  1  2
$129.99 Available
OSSSOE-01
USA World War Two Western FRANCE Normandy Coast One Sided OSS SOE Escape & Evasion Silk Cloth Map
This is as shown.  It measures 18 x 22 inches.

The condition is near excellent.

Here are other views  1  2.
$449.99 Available
   OSSSOE-02
USA World War Two TWO Sided FRANCE Normandy Coast & other side is Germany Escape & Evasion Silk Cloth Map
This is as shown.  It measures 18 x 22 inches.

The condition is near excellent.

Here is another  1  2.
$449.99 Available
OSSSOE-022
USA World War Two TWO Sided FRANCE Normandy Coast & other side is Germany Escape & Evasion Silk Cloth Map
 This is as shown.

It measures 30 x 20 inches.

The condition is near excellent. 
$249.99 Available
OSSSOE-023
USA
World War II
TWO Sided NORWAY and
 other side is North Germany Escape & Evasion Silk Cloth Map
 This is as shown.

It measures 19 x 18  inches.

The condition is near excellent.

Here are other views.  1   2   3  
$249.99 Available
OSSSOE-024
USA
World War Two TWO Sided NORWAY Western Section & other side is North Germany Escape and Evasion Silk Cloth Map
 This is as shown.

It measures 22 x 14 inches.

The condition is near excellent.

Here are other views.  1   2   3   4
$249.99 Available
OSSSOE-03
USA
World WarTwo 
Finland North Sea Germany Luxembourg part of Holland & Switzerland One Sided OSS SOE Escape & Evasion Silk Cloth Map


This is as shown.  It measures 18 x 22 inches.

The condition is near excellent.

Here are other views  1  2.
$449.99 Available
OSSSOE-04 USA World War Two Corsica, Sardinia Southern France Corsica Sardinia, Med Sea  & North Africa Coast  One Sided OSS SOE Escape & Evasion Silk Eatable TISSUE  Map          
This is as shown.  This TISSUE map measures 16 x 24 inches.

The condition is near excellent.

Here are other views  1  2.
$649.99 Available
BC-0171
 World War II Escape and Evasion USA Airborne Kit in
Plastic Box
This is a white plastic box that contains survival items to be used in an E & E situation.

It measures 2 x 3 x 5 inches.

Here are other views.   1    2    3   4   5   6
 $349.99 Available
BC-007
CBI Chinese Language Rayon Blood Chit
This is the second style "Type 2" MIS-X blood chit WITH the "(2)" in the lower right corner.

This one is identical to the one shown as figure 7.36 on page 107 of Last Hope.

The number "2" indicates a later issue than the one shown above.  The "W" prefix indicates it was issued by Washington DC.  The serial number is in the correct position between the Chinese characters.

The Chinese chop applied at the Chinese Embassy in Washington DC is nice and strong.

We have several of these, the serial number may vary (in the 55000-63000 range). The condition and quality is similar to the one shown.

It is very soft satin finish rayon.  It measures 8 by 10 inches.

The condition is near excellent throughout.

$199.99 Available
BC-001
MIS-X CBI 5 Language Blood Chit
This is a five language (Burmese, S. Shan, Chinese, Sgaw Karen, and W. Shan). The serial number is 7312 stamped in purple ink.

It is considered by many to be the most beautiful of the US-made blood chits.

It is shown as figure 7.32 on page 103 of Last Hope.

It is rayon and backed with coarse twill.  There are brown stains at the corners, as shown.

This is a view of the back. It measures 9-1/2 by 9-1/2 inches.

The condition is very good throughout. It shows signs of use and long carry in the CBI.

  SOLD
   BC-018
CBI Chinese Language Leather Blood Chit
This is a 16 piece leather blood chit PERIOD leather blood chit and photograph lot.

This is one of a number of leather theater-made blood chits used throughout the CBI.  It most closely resembles the chit shown on page 140 as Fig 7.98 in Last Hope, although there are the expected variations due to several makers differing styles.

These are 3 period snapshot photographs of the soldier and his camp who wore it: Front -- Back

It is goatskin leather.  It measures 10-1/4 by 9-3/4 inches.

The condition is very good throughout. It shows signs of use and long carry in the CBI.  There are some paste marks on the back from when it was once mounted in a combat album.

$449.99 Available
BC-013
CBI Chinese Language Leather Blood Chit
This is a 14 piece leather blood chit PERIOD signed by 18-20 GIs and Identified with Campaigns APOs and Home Addresses.

This is one of a number of leather theater-made blood chits used throughout the CBI.  In the place where the message normally was printed are the signatures (many with addresses) of GIs serving in North Africa (1943), India (1944) and China (1945).  Campaigns and battles listed on the stripes of the flag are:

  • S.S. CHISHOLM (?)

  • Gibraltar

  • Fleurs-St. Cloud

  • Shuttle C-47

  • Suez - Said

  • Sikh

  • Red Sea - Agean - Indian Ocean - Arabian

  • Bombay - Calcutta

  • Many others.

These are two close-up images: Top -- Bottom

It is goatskin leather.  It measures 11-1/2 by 9-1/2 inches.

The condition is very good throughout. It shows signs of use and long carry in the CBI.  There are some tape and paste marks from when it was once mounted in a combat album.

$749.99 Available
BC-004
CBI Chinese Language Leather Blood Chit
This is a one-piece printed leather blood chit with the 1945 wording Chinese message.

This one is identical in all respects to the one shown as figure 7.108 on page 143 of Last Hope.

They are described in detail from page 139-145 of Last Hope.

It is goatskin leather.  It measures 10 by 8-1/2 inches.

The condition is near excellent throughout. It is in much better condition than the one shown in the book.

$499.99 Available
  BC-4
 World War Two CBI Chinese Language
VARIANT
US Navy
Leather Blood Chit Removed from a Combat Pilot Leather Jacket.
This is a one-piece printed leather blood chit with the 1945 wording Chinese message.

This one is identical in all respects to the one shown as figure 7.108 on page 143 of Last Hope. They are described in detail from page 139-145 of Last Hope. It is goatskin leather.

It measures 8-1/2 x 9 inches & the condition is GOOD throughout.
 $399.99 Available
   BC-14
 World War Two CBI Chinese Language VARIANT US Navy
Leather Blood Chit
This is a many piece hand lettered leather blood chit with the 1945 wording Chinese message. This is one of a number of leather theater-made blood chits used throughout the CBI.

It most closely resembles the chit shown on page 140 as Fig 7.98 in Last Hope, although there are the expected variations due to several makers differing styles. It is goatskin leather.

It measures 7-1/2 x 9-1/2 inches & the condition is near MINT throughout.

Here is another view.
$549.99 Available
  BC-114
World War Two
CBI Chinese Language VARIANT Multi Piece Leather Blood Chit
This is a many piece hand lettered leather blood chit with the wording Chinese message.

This one is identical in all respects to the one shown as figure 7.108 on page 143 of Last Hope. They are described in detail from page 139-145 of Last Hope. It is goat skin leather.

It measures 8 x 11 inches and the condition is near MINT throughout to This is a many piece hand lettered leather blood chit with the wording Chinese message. This one is identical in all respects to the one shown as figure 7.108 on page 143 of Last Hope. They are described in detail from page 139-145 of Last Hope. It is goat skin leather.

It measures 8 x 11 inches & the condition is near MINT throughout It came from an AVG member that I bought it from many years ago.

He was Lt. Joseph A. Pidgeon of Salem , Ohio. USAF 1942-1944. 25th Fighter Squadron, 51st Fighter Group, 14th Air Force, Kunming, Yunnan Province, China. Claire L. Chennault, Commanding General. Flew Mustang P-40 and P-51
  SOLD
  BC-15
World War Two
 CBI Chinese Language VARIANT Multi Piece Leather Blood Chit

This is a many piece hand lettered leather blood chit with the wording Chinese message. This one is identical in all respects to the one shown as figure 7.108 on page 143 of Last Hope.

They are described in detail from page 139-145 of Last Hope.

It is goat skin leather. It measures 7-1/2 x 9-1/2 inches & the condition is near MINT throughout.

Here is another view.
$449.99 Available
  BC-151
World War Two HUGE CBI
Patch VARIANT Multi Piece Leather Blood Chit
 
This is a many piece goat skin leather blood chit that measures 8-1/2 x 10 inches. It is in MINT condition throughout.

It came from an AVG member that I bought it from many years ago.

He was Lt. Joseph A. Pidgeon of Salem , Ohio. USAF 1942-1944. 25th Fighter Squadron, 51st Fighter Group, 14th Air Force, Kunming, Yunnan Province, China. Claire L. Chennault, Commanding General. Flew Mustang P-40 and P-51
  SOLD
BC-005
CBI Chinese Language Silk Blood Chit
This is a 16 piece appliqué and hand-printed satin finish silk blood chit with the 1945 wording Chinese message.

This one is most like the one shown as figure 7.82 on page 134 of Last Hope in the printing and 7.86 on page 135 in construction.

They are described in detail from page 139-145 of Last Hope.

It is goatskin leather.  It measures 11 by 8-1/4 inches.

The condition is near excellent throughout. It is in much better condition than the one shown in the book..

  SOLD
 BC-0051
USA World War Two 9.5 x 11 inch Theater Made China Flag Blood Chit
The chit was pasted into a GI photo album & still has some glue attached one side as shown. $199.99 Available
BC-0052
 USA World War Two 11 x 16 inch Theater Made US Flag  SILK Blood Chit

The chit is MINT and was part of the fighter pilot escape and evade kit as shown.

Here is another view.
$199.99 Available
BC-015
DEB-10 (sic) 6 Language Cotton Blood Chit
This is one of the first MIS-X US printed blood chit.

This one is identical to the one shown as figure 7.19 on page 94 of Last Hope.

These chits were US printed and issued to the "Hump Flyers" of the ICD-ATC.  This was the FIRST of the US made chits, dating to about March 1944. It is often misidentified as DEB-10, from similarities to the India printed chit.

There is a 5 digit green ink machine printed serial number on the lower edge. The machine numbering at the lower right of the US flag was discontinued prior to this chit being issued.  The printing is blue ink.

It is very soft heavy weight cotton.  It measures 10 by 10 inches.

We only have ONE of these available.  It is a very scarce chit.

The condition is generally very good throughout.  There are tape marks at the edges from when it was once mounted in an album.

  SOLD
BC-008
DEB-11 17 Language Rayon Blood Chit
This is one of the very limited number of MIS-X India printed blood chits.

This one is identical to the one shown as figure 7.27 on page 99 of Last Hope.

There were just shy of 13,000 of these printed and issued to the "Hump Flyers" of the ICD-ATC.  This was the FIRST of the rayon chits.

There is no serial number (none were numbered).  The printing is blue ink.

It is very soft rayon.  It measures 8 by 10 inches.

We only have ONE of these available.  It is a very scarce chit.

The condition is generally very good throughout.

  SOLD
   BC-0099 
Framed
Blood Chit of Seven Languages Like BC-009 on my Blood Chit Page

This is a MIS-X printed type for blood chit.

The condition is near excellent.
 $299.99 Available
BC-009
Number (4) 7 Language Rayon Blood Chit
This is one of the MIS-X printed Type 4 blood chits.

This one is identical to the one shown as figure 7.39 on page 109 of Last Hope.  This is a seven language chit (no English).

The early versions of the Type (4) chit do NOT have the "No" preceding the number.

The printing is black ink with a 5-digit red serial number.

It is very soft rayon.  It measures 8 by 10 inches.

The condition is generally very good throughout.

  SOLD
BC-016
Number (4) 7 Language Rayon Blood Chit
This is one of the MIS-X printed Type 4 blood chits.

This one is identical to the one shown as figure 7.40 on page 110 of Last Hope.  This is a seven language chit (no English).

The late war versions of the Type (4) chit have the "No" preceding the number.

The printing is black ink with a red prefixed 6-digit serial number.

It is very soft rayon.  It measures 9-1/2 by 12 inches.

The condition is generally near excellent throughout.

NOTE:  The one you get will look like this but with a different number.

  SOLD
BC-019
Number (4) 7 Language Rayon Presentation Blood Chit
This is one of the MIS-X printed Type 4 blood chits.

This particular bloodchit was mounted and presented to Ruth Beatty for Fundraising for the Victory Loan Campaign of 1945, probably because of connections with the Clyde Beatty Circus.

This one is identical to the one shown as figure 7.40 on page 110 of Last Hope.  This is a seven language chit (no English).

The late war versions of the Type (4) chit have the "No" preceding the number.

The printing is black ink with a red prefixed 6-digit 200,000 series serial number.

It is very soft rayon.  It measures 9-1/2 by 12 inches. The period frame measures 11-1/2 by 14-1/2 inches.

The condition is generally near excellent throughout.

  SOLD

BC-011
OPERATION FRANTIC
Russian Language Rayon Blood Chit
This is one of the OPERATION FRANTIC 1944 printed Russian language blood chits.

This one is identical to the one shown as figures 6.24 and 6.25 on page 73 of Last Hope.  This is a two language chit (Russian and English).

These chits were produced from early June 1944 to the end of the war.

It is very thin paper-thin dense woven rayon.  It measures 9-1/2 by 7-1/2 inches unfolded as shown.  It is printed on both sides, however, it is designed to be displayed in several configurations when properly folded.

This is a scarce and difficult to find wartime blood chit.

The condition is generally very good throughout.

Here are other views  1  2.

$349.99 Available
BC-017
US Group Control Council (Germany)
Russian German French and English Language RARE ID Card
This is one of the ultra-rare OMG(US) ID cards issued to officers of the USGCC following the surrender of Germany.

This ID is almost never encountered, as it was required to be returned to the command on termination of assignment.

It has a heavy paper four-fold cover and a captive interior printed sheet with instructions and places for cachet stamps to be applied.  It measures 10-1/4 by 4 inches unfolded, and 5-1/8 by 4 as shown at the left.  It is printed on all sides.  This is the inside cover with photo and signature of the agent, the rear inside cover warning, and rear cover.  The authorization page is shown here.

All significant text is rendered in four languages: English, Russian, French, (and German in case of loss with instructions to return it).

The condition is generally very good throughout.

$499.99 Available
BC-012
Middle East Language Paper Blood Chit
This is one of the extremely rare SOE MI-6 printed 5 language paper blood chit and pointie-talkie language chart.

This is a five language chit (Hebrew, Yiddish, Arabic, German and English).

These chits were produced very early in the war.

It is lightweight paper.  It measures 16 by 13 inches unfolded as shown.  It is printed on both sides, however, it is designed to be folded in eighths.

It has the written text for "I am a member of the British Forces. Please assist me and help me return to my friends. The British Government will reward you."  The languages are printed in the appropriate alphabets and there is an English-language pronunciation guide for each message in each language. At the bottom of the front are a number of useful phrases, also written and pronounced.  The back has more useful phrases, similar to the front.

This is a scarce and difficult to find wartime blood chit.

The condition is generally good to very good throughout.  There are some minor splits on creases that do not impact content.

  SOLD

Early Cold War Era 48-Star Blood Chits


These are examples of several bloodchits designed and printed in 1951 by the Aeronautical Chart and Information Service, US Air Force, Washington DC. All were identified by a model number prefix of "XM-51" and a third number indicating the area of use. Additionally, there was a suffix to the serial number indicating the theater or area of operations. All were classified RESTRICTED at the time, all have been declassified. Some may have the classification overstruck.

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Item Name
Description, Size, Condition Price Status
BC-101
Cold War Europe Blood Chit (Early 1951)
This is identified as XM-51-1 (European).  It has a 5 digit serial number with an "E" suffix.

The languages are Persian, Turkish, Italian, Finnish, Serbo-Croatian, German, French, Swedish, Arabic, Greek, Polish, English and Russian.

This is an early version this particular chit.  Note the serial number is all the way at the bottom.  It was printed by SF in April 1951 from the February 1951 design.

The ink is a very dark blue-black.

The classification RESTRICTED has been struck out by marker pen.

$99.99 Available
BC-102
Cold War Europe Blood Chit (Late 1951)
This is identified as XM-51-1 (European).  It has a 5 digit serial number with an "E" suffix.

The languages are Persian, Turkish, Italian, Finnish, Serbo-Croatian, German, French, Swedish, Arabic, Greek, Polish, English and Russian.

This is a later version this particular chit.  Note the serial number is printed higher on the chit, above the Russian and Swedish text.  It was printed by K.G.  in September 1951 from the February 1951 design. 

The text ink is blue.

The classification RESTRICTED has not been struck out.

$99.99 Available
BC-103
Cold War Far East Blood Chit (Early 1951)
This is identified as XM-51-2 (Far East).  It has a 5 digit serial number with an "F" suffix.

The languages are Japanese, Korean, Chinese, German, Burmese, French, Hindi, English, Urdu, and Russian.

This is an early version this particular chit.  Note the serial number is all the way at the bottom. The one shown is representative, the serial number may vary.  It was printed by SF in April 1951 from the February 1951 design.

The ink is a very dark blue-black.

The classification RESTRICTED has not been struck out.  This chit size is 9-1/2 x 15-1/2 inches and it is printed on RAYON  

$159.99 Available
BC-104
Cold War USSR and Satellites Blood Chit (Early 1951)
This is identified as XM-51-3 (USSR and Satellites).  It has a 5 digit serial number with an "R" suffix.

The languages are Arabic, Greek, German, French, Bulgarian, Russian, Lithuanian, Polish, Hungarian, Czech, Turkish, Slovak, Rumanian, and English.

This is an early version this particular chit.  Note the serial number is all the way at the bottom.  It was printed by SF in April 1951 from the February 1951 design.

The ink is a very dark blue-black.

The classification RESTRICTED has not been struck out.

$99.99 Available

Late Cold War Era 50-Star Blood Chits


These are examples of several bloodchits designed and printed in the early 1960s by the Aeronautical Chart and Information Center, US Air Force, St. Louis, MO. All were identified by a model number prefix of "XM-51" and a third number indicating the area of use. Additionally, there was a suffix to the serial number indicating the theater or area of operations.

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Item Name
Description, Size, Condition Price Status
BC-7777 Vietnam War XM 61-1  Language Blood Chit This is identified as XM 61-1  (Southeast Asia - Western Pacific)  It has a 5 digit serial number with an "S" suffix. 

This blood chit was printed for use in the Southeast Asia - Western Pacific areas.  It measures 9 by 20 inches. 

It is printed in  English, Burmese, Thai, Laotian, Cambodian, Vietnamese, Malayan, Indonesian, Chinese, Modern Chinese, Tagalog, Visayan, French & Dutch.

Here are other views  1  2  3.
$149.99 Available
BC-201
Bay of Pigs Cuba Missile Crisis 4 Language Blood Chit
This is identified as XM-60-1 (Latin America).  It has a 5 digit serial number with an "L" suffix.

This blood chit was printed in anticipation of US intervention in Cuba and surrounding areas of Central and South America.

It was designed and published in July 1960.  This one was printed by SF  in December 1961.

It measures 9 by 15 inches.  It is printed in French, Spanish, Portuguese and English.

The text is dark blue.

  SOLD

Survival Maps, Charts and Leaflets


We have several other OSS and SOE maps and a very rare escape tissue map available here.

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Item Name
Description, Size, Condition Price Status
BC-301
CBI AAF Cloth Chart Blood Chit Map Combination
This is the Army Air Force cloth chart Number 133 that details the land surrounding the Hump Route from Chabua, India to Kunming, China.

This was the only US-made combination blood chit and evasion map.

It is identical to the one shown in figure 7.18 and described in text on pages 92-93 of Last Hope.

The blood chit is printed in seven languages: Bengali, Hindistani (Urdu), Kachin, Lisu, Burmese, Chinese and English.  The reverse side has more map detail.

It was designed in January 1944 and printed by the US Map Service US Army, Washington DC.  This one was printed in July 1944.  We also have one printed in April 1945.

$399.99 Available
BC-302
CBI AAF Cloth Chart Ocean Current Surface Winds Map Combination
This is the Army Air Force cloth chart detailing the ocean currents and surface winds for various times of the year used by CBI pilots as a survival aid in the event of a water ditch.

This map was originally classified RESTRICTED. It was declassified after the war.  It is printed on one side only.  It measures about 19 inches square.  It is printed in three colors on rayon.  This is a view of more map detail.

It has no identification numbers or dates apparent.

$99.99 Available

BC-304
CBI AAF Cloth Chart Ocean Current Surface Winds Map With TWO Japanese Language Leaflets and Number (2) CBI Blood Chit Special Combination Offer
This is a combination offer of TWO Japanese language leaflets shown front and rear at the left and identified with PsyWar/PsyOps numbers 155-J-1 (top) and 29-J-8 (bottom) with an Ocean Current Chart (as described as item BC-302, above) and Number (2) China Flag CBI Bloodchit (as described as item BC-007, above).

The paper leaflets measure 8-1/2 by 5-1/2 inches (top leaflet) and 4 by 6 inches (bottom leaflet).

The leaflets are available separately at $49.99 each.

Combination offer of all four items saves $100.00.

There may be minor cosmetic differences in the ones you receive, as serial numbers and stamp location vary from one chit to another.  The condition is very good to near excellent overall on all pieces.

$399.99
(set of 4 items)
Available
BC-310
SOE MI-9 Khaki Cotton  Map
This is the Special Operations, Executive MI-9 Escape and Evasion branch escape map printed and concealed by khaki dye in a standard size handkerchief. 

This map is documented in the MOST SECRET classified 1942 reference of MI-9 maps Per Ardua Libertas (available separately).

Some details can be seen under strong black light, but not enough to determine the exact nature of the map.  In practice, the khaki dye was removable by a chemical (probably citric acid or some similar chemical that might be available to a POW).

It measures about 16 inches square.

$499.99 Available
BC-306
SOE MI-9 Silk Escape Route Normandy Dieppe Invasion Map
This is the Special Operations, Executive MI-9 Escape and Evasion branch printed silk escape map detailing the Northern Coast of France and Holland along the English Channel. 

This map is documented on page 12 and pictured on page 16 of the MOST SECRET classified 1942 reference of MI-9 maps Per Ardua Libertas (available separately).

This map is printed in three colors on silk showing the entire length of the English Channel with very detailed views of the continent and a partial view of England. Ship routes and distances are also documented. The key is shown here.  These are detail images around Normandy, Holland, and Calais/Dover.

It is printed on one side only.  It measures about 17-1/2 by 22 inches.  There are some very old wrinkles and slight soiling from when it was folded for carry.

It has an identification letter "C" on each corner only, and the key in English.

$499.99 Available
BC-311
SOE MI-9 Silk Escape Route France Enemy Territory Map
This is the Special Operations, Executive MI-9 Escape and Evasion branch printed silk escape map printed for the Air Ministry ( detailing France and bordering countries, with borders and enemy occupation zones marked to avoid.

The front of the map is printed in three colors on silk showing the entire country of France with very detailed of coastal defenses (spelled "defence"), and enemy territory borders. Rail and overland traffic routes and distances are also documented. The reverse side has a black on white map of Germany.  The key is shown here.

It is printed on BOTH sides.  It measures about 17-1/2 by 22 inches.  There are some very old wrinkles and minor soiling from when it was folded for carry.

It has an identification letter "9.C(a)" on the color side corner and "9.U" on the black and white side corner.

  SOLD
BC-307
US SAC Bomber Pilot Silk Escape  Map
This is a US GSGS printed Cold War Escape and Evasion silk escape map detailing the area between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Minsk, including portions of Sweden, Germany, Holland, and the North Sea.. 

This map was formerly classified RESTRICTED and based on 1942  and 1944 Ordnance Surveys of the area, updated to 1953.

This map is printed in three colors (blue, red, black) on rayon "silk" showing the entire length of the corridor between Moscow and Berlin. The key is shown here.  These are detail images around Vilna, Berlin, and Holland.

It is printed on two sides.  One side has Minsj/Vilna and the other has Berlin/Amsterdam.  It measures about 38 by 22 inches.  This map is in near mint condition.

It has a survival Glossary of essential words in Danish and Swedish translated to English and back.

  SOLD
BC-309
OSS SOE Germany Escape and Evasion Route Silk Map
This is the scarce SINGLE SIDED silk Germany three color escape and evasion map of Germany.  This map is well-documented in the 1942 MOST SECRET classified reference book Per Ardua Libertas. We have high quality copies of this superlative reference  book available. Extracts showing the map and list of maps are shown below:
  • Map List, showing route and generic escape maps
  • Illustration of the Map

Some details of the map are shown here, including the key and a sample of the detail.

The condition is near very good. with stains and spots (apparently from a wound) overall as shown

$499.99 Available
BC-3012
Normandy Invasion Map Holland, Belgium, France and Germany Silk Map
This is the desirable DOUBLE SIDED silk Germany and Europe multi-color escape and evasion map of Germany.

This is a full-sized and complete map. It is shown partially unfolded to reveal details.  It measures 18 inches by 22 inches.

Some details of the map are shown here, including the keys and a sample of the detail.

The condition is near excellent, as shown

$349.99 Available
BC-30121
USA Escape and Evasion 43/A & 43/B Normandy Invasion ETO The East and Central Pyrenees, France Southwest and Spain North and German Swiss Frontier & Cloth Map
This is the desirable DOUBLE SIDED silk Germany and Europe multi-color escape and evasion map of Germany, etc.

This is a full-sized and complete map. It is shown partially unfolded to reveal details.  

It measures 18 inches by 22 inches & is near MINT.

Here are additional views  1  2.
$344.99 Available

BC-313
Life Raft Survival Map Indian Ocean South Pacific Waterproof Map
This is a desirable DOUBLE SIDED 1944 Dated waterproof plastic multi-color escape and evasion pilot chart map of the Indian Ocean area.  One side is for monsoon season, the other for cyclone season.

This is a full-sized and complete map. It is shown partially unfolded to reveal details:

This one is described and pictured on page 169 of Last Hope.

The condition is near excellent, as shown

$149.99 Available
BC-0011
WWII Ryojun Manchuria & Peiping China Silk Escape  Map
This is an Army Air Force cloth chart NJ 50 Peiping China & NJ 51 Ryojun Manchuria that details this land.  It was designed and printed by the US Map Service US Army, Washington DC.  

It measures 24 x 25 inches.  Here are additional views  1  2

$99.99 Available 
BC-0012
WWII  Number 133 Kun-Ming Yunnan, China to Chabua, Assam, India (Eastern Portion) Silk Escape  Map
This is an OSS SPY Variant  Army Air Force cloth chart showing the land areas PLUS the chit languages of Bengali, Hindustan (Urdui) Kachin, LISU, Burmese, Chinese & English   It was designed and printed by the US Map Service US Army, Washington DC. 

Here are additional views  1  2
$349.99 Available 
BC-0013
WWII Halmahra  Escape and Evasion Silk Map
This is a 22 x 32 inch silk map printed on one side only. It was printed by the RAAF # LHQ 272/1573.

The condition is excellent.
$149.99 Available
BC-0014
WWII  No 33 Central China and No 32 French Indo China
This is an Army Air Force cloth chart No. 32 French Indo China & No. 33 Central China that details this land.  It was designed and printed by the US Map Service US Army, Washington DC.

Here are additional views  1  2

$149.99 Available 

PHOTO COMING SOON 
BC-0015
Post WWII  Eastern Asia NK52 Valadivostok USSR & Keijo Silk Escape  Map
 This is an UK War Office cloth chart NK52 Valadivostok USSR & Keijo that details this land.  It was designed and printed by the UK War Office.

Here are additional views  1  2. 
$89.99 Available 
BC-0016
Post WWII Mandalay & Rangoon Silk Escape  Map
This is an UK War Office cloth chart Mandalay & Rangoon Silk that details this land.  It was designed and printed by the UK War Office in 1957.

It measures 24 x 34 inches.   Here are additional views  1  2
$89.99 Available 

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BC-0017
Post WWII  Eastern Asia M-38 Stalingrad USSR & North L-38 Stepnoy Silk Escape  Map
 This is an UK War Office cloth chart M-38 Stalingrad USSR & North L-38 Stepnoy that details this land.  It was designed and printed by the UK War Office 1916 and later 1953.  

Here are additional views  1  2.
$89.99 Available 
BC-0018
Post WWII  Europe North N-37 Moska (Moscow) USSR and North O-37 Stepnoy USSR Silk Escape  Map
This is an UK War Office cloth chart Moska (Moscow) USSR and North O-37 Stepnoy USSR that details this land.  It was designed and printed by the UK War Office 1945 and later 1952.

Here are additional views  1  2.
$89.99 Available 
BC-0019
Post WWII N-32 & 33 and Part of N-31 &34 Europe North N-38  Stepnoy & North-32 & 33 Amsterdam. Hamburg, Berlin, Warszawa (Warsaw) Silk Escape  Map
This is an UK General Staff cloth chart  Stepnoy, Stalingrad & Amsterdam. Hamburg, Berlin, Warszawa (Warsaw) that details this land.  It was designed and printed by the UK General Staff .

It measures 26 x 38 inches.  Here are additional views  1  2.
  SOLD

PHOTO COMING SOON 
BC-0021
Post WWII Europe N.34 Vil' Nyus (Vilna) - Minsk & North-M-38 Stalingrad Silk Escape Map
 This is an UK War Office cloth chart North L-38 Stepnoy & North-M-38 Stalingrad  that details this land.  It was designed and printed by the UK War Office 1919 & later 1952.  

Here are additional views  1  2.
$89.99 Available 
BC-0022
Post WWII Asia  North J-36  Ankara (Turkey) & North- K-36 Sinop (Turkey) Silk Escape  Map
This is an UK General Staff cloth chart North J-36  Ankara (Turkey) & North- K-36 Sinop (Turkey) that details this land.  It was designed and printed by the UK General Staff. 

It measures 25 x 25 inches size.  Here are additional views  1  2.
$89.99 Available 
BC-0023
Post WWII Europe North NJ -35 and parts of NJ 34 NI 34,35 The Agean & K-35 & part of 34 Sifiya (Sofia)-Instanbul, (Constaninople) Silk Escape  Map 
This is an UK War Office 1953 cloth chart North NJ -35 and parts of NJ 34 NI 34,35 The Agean & K-35 & part of 34 Sifiya (Sofia)-Instanbul, (Constaninople)that details this land.  It was designed and printed by the UK War Office in 1943 and later in 1953. 

It measures 26 x 41 inches.  Here are additional views  1  2.   
$89.99  Available 
  BC-0024 post WWII Asia N-I 37 & part of N I - 36  Beyrouth Damas J-Erzurm and North H-37 Al Jauf  Silk Escape  Map  This is an UK War Office 1953 cloth chart Beyrouth Damas J-Erzurm and North H-37 Al Jauf  that details this land.  It was designed and printed by the UK War Office 1951.

It measures 24 x 30 inches.    Here are additional views  1  2.   
$89.99  Available 
BC-0025
Post WWII Asia North H-39 Bushire I-39 Tehran & Tehran N- I 39 Silk Escape  Map 
This is an UK War Office 1953 cloth chart Bushire I-39 Tehran & Tehran that details this land.  It was designed and printed by the UK War Office 1941 and later1951.  

Here are additional views  1  2.
$89.99  Available 
BC-0026
OSS SOE  Upper Burma & Assam Escape and Evasion Silk Map 
This is a near excellent 19 x 27 inch map printed on one side only.

This map has no identifying marks other than tat shown in th lower left hand corner. 

Here are additional views  1  2.
$229.99  Available 
BC-0027
Post WWII Europe North L-33 & parts of L-34  Treiste & Budapest & North-M-33 & part of 34 Wein (Vienna) and Krakov (Cracow) Silk Escape  Map 
 This is an UK War Office cloth chart North L-38  Stepnoy & North-M-38 Stalingrad  that details this land.  It was designed and printed by the UK War Office1915 & later 1952.  

It measures 23 x 32 inches.  Here are additional views  1  2
$89.99  Available 
BC-0028
Post WWII Europe North L-38  Stepnoy & North-M-38 Stalingrad Silk Escape  Map 
This is an UK General Staff cloth chart North L-38  Stepnoy & North-M-38 Stalingrad  that details this land.  It was designed and printed by the UK General Staff. 

It measures 22 x 24 inches.  Here are additional views  1  2
$89.99  Available 
BC-0029
Post WWII Kirov & Gorkiy Silk Escape Map 
This is an UK General Staff cloth chart Kirov & Gorkiy  that details this land.  It was designed and printed by the UK General Staff 1957. 

It measures 19 x 26 inches.  Here are additional views  1  2.
$89.99  Available 
BC-0030
Post WWII Marseille France and Tunis North Africa Silk Escape  Map 
This is an UK General Staff cloth chart Marseille France and Tunis North Africa that details this land.  It was designed and printed by the UK General Staff 1953.  

It measures 24 x 30 inches.  Here are additional views  1  2.
 $89.99  Available 
    BCC-1
post
World War Two 
TOBRUCH ALEXANDRIA El Alamnein  North Africa 
Silk Escape  Map  
This is the Army Air Force cloth chart detailing the area as stated. This is the Army Air Force cloth chart detailing the area as stated. 

This map was originally classified RESTRICTED.  It is printed on both sides.  It measures 19 inches square. 

It is printed in three colors on rayon. 

Here are other views.  1   2   
$124.99 Available  
BC-0031
Post WWII France and Spain Silk Escape Map 
This is an UK General Staff cloth chart France and Spain that details this land.  It was designed and printed by the UK General Staff 1953.  

It measures 32 x 38 inches.  Here are additional views  1  2.     
$89.99  Available 
BC-0032
Post WWII Europe Tunis North Africa Palermo Italy North J-33 & parts of 32, 34 and Roma Rome Italy & Sarajevo Yougosavia North K-33 & part of 32, 34 Silk Escape Map 
This is an UK General Staff cloth chart Marseille France and Tunis North Africa that details this land.  It was designed and printed by the UK General Staff 1943 and later 1952.  

It measures 24 x 37 inches.  Here are additional views  1  2.     
$89.99  Available 
BC-0033
Post WWII Europe North P-34 35, 36 Helsinki Finland & Trondheim (Trondhjem) Norway North P 31,32,33, 33 & part of 31 34 Silk Escape  Map 
This is an UK General Staff cloth chart Helsinki Finland & Trondheim (Trondhjem) Norway that details this land.  It was designed and printed by the UK General Staff 1943 & 1952.  

It measures 24 x 43 inch size.  Here are additional views  1  2.
$89.99  Available 

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BC-0035
Zones of France Mar 1944 Second Edition Variant Normandy Invasion 
This is an UK General Staff cloth chart Zones of France that details this land.  It was designed and printed by the UK General Staff 1944.    
Here are additional views  1  2. 
 $229.99  Available 

PHOTO COMING SOON 
BC-0036
Denmark, Baltic & North Sea Variant OSS Silk Escape  Map 
This is an OSS SPY cloth chart Denmark, Baltic & North Sea Variant  that details this land.  It was designed and printed by the OSS.

Here are additional views  1  2.
$349.99   Available 
BC-0037
K east OSS SPY POW escape routes Spain (North East) France (South West) and 43K (west) Portugal (north) Spain ( north west) Escape Silk Map 
This is an OSS SPY cloth chart  variant  that details this land.

It was designed and printed by the OSS.

It measures 19 x 23 inches.  Here are additional views  1  2.
$299.99  Available 
  SM-112
WWII AA Cloth Map Asiatic Series number 32 & 33 French Indo China Escape and Evasion Survival Map 
This is the Army Air Force cloth chart detailing the area as stated.  This is the Army Air Force cloth chart detailing the area as stated.  This map was originally classified RESTRICTED. It was declassified after the war. 

It is printed on both sides.  It measures about 19 inches square.  It is printed in three colors on rayon.  It  is marked Army Map Service US Army Washington D C302088 AF-7-44 1944.

Here are additional views  1  2.
$49.99  Available
SM-113
WWII number C 52 & C 53 Japan & South China Sea &  East China Sea Escape and Evasion Survival Map 
This is the Army Air Force cloth chart detailing the area as stated. This is the Army Air Force cloth chart detailing the area as stated.  This map was originally classified RESTRICTED. It was declassified after the war. 

It is printed on both sides.  It measures about 19 inches square.  It is printed in three colors on rayon.  Here are additional views  1  2.  
$119.99  Available

SM-114
WWII number NJ 53 & NJ 54 Eastern Asia  Kanazawa &  Eastern Asia  Sendai Escape and Evasion Survival Map 
This is the Army Air Force cloth chart detailing the area as stated.  This is the Army Air Force cloth chart detailing the area as stated. This map was originally classified RESTRICTED. It was declassified after the war. 

It is printed on both sides.  It measures about 19 inches square.  It is printed in three colors on rayon.  It has a few holes in the top from battle damage as shown.   

Here are additional views  1  2.  
$49.99  Available
SM-114A
WWII number NJ 53 & NJ 54 Eastern Asia  Kanazawa &  Eastern Asia  Sendai Escape and Evasion Survival Map 
This is the Army Air Force cloth chart detailing the area as stated.  This is the Army Air Force cloth chart detailing the area as stated. This map was originally classified RESTRICTED. It was declassified after the war. 

It is printed on both sides.  It measures about 19 inches square.  It is printed in three colors on rayon.  Here are additional views  1  2.      
$89.99  Available
SM-115
WWII number NI 54 & NI 53 Eastern Asia Tokyo & Eastern Asia Osaka  Escape and Evasion Survival Map 
This is the Army Air Force cloth chart detailing the area as stated.  This is the Army Air Force cloth chart detailing the area as stated.  This map was originally classified RESTRICTED. It was declassified after the war. 

It is printed on both sides.  It measures about 19 inches square.  It is printed in three colors on rayon.  Here are additional views  1  2.  
$149.99  Available
SM-116
WWII Number NK 51 & NL 52 Eastern Asia Shen-Yang Mukden & Eastern Asia  Jehol Escape and Evasion Survival Map 
This is the Army Air Force cloth chart detailing the area as stated.  This is the Army Air Force cloth chart detailing the area as stated.  This map was originally classified RESTRICTED. It was declassified after the war. 

It is printed on both sides.  It measures about 19 inches square.  It is printed in three colors on rayon.  

Here are additional views  1  2.  
$149.99  Available
  SM-117
WWII Spassk-Dal'Niy USR Manchuria and Harbin China Escape and Evasion Survival Map 
This is the Army Air Force cloth chart detailing the area as stated.  This is the Army Air Force cloth chart detailing the area as stated.  This map was originally classified RESTRICTED. It was declassified after the war. 

It is printed on both sides.  It measures about 19 inches square.  It is printed in three colors on rayon.  It measures 22 inches x 25 inches.

Here are additional views  1  2.   
$129.99  Available
  SM-118
WWII number NK 53  & NL 54 Eastern Asia Otmari  & Eastern Asia Vladimiro Aleksandrovskoye Escape and Evasion Survival Map 
This is the Army Air Force cloth chart detailing the area as stated.  This is the Army Air Force cloth chart detailing the area as stated.  This map was originally classified RESTRICTED. It was declassified after the war. 

It is printed on both sides.  It measures about 19 inches square.  It is printed in three colors on rayon. 

Here are additional views  1  2.   
$149.99  Available

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SM-119
WWII Holland Belgium France Germany C & France Germany Switzerland D Escape and Evasion Survival Map 
 This is the Army Air Force cloth chart detailing the area as stated.  This is the Army Air Force cloth chart detailing the area as stated.  This map was originally classified RESTRICTED. It was declassified after the war. 

It is printed on both sides.  It measures about 19 inches square.  It is printed in three colors on rayon. 

Here are additional views  1  2.   
$399.99  Available
SM-110
WWII German Swiss Frontier B & France Belgium Holland D Escape and Evasion Survival Map 
This is the Army Air Force cloth chart detailing the area as stated.  This is the Army Air Force cloth chart detailing the area as stated.  This map was originally classified RESTRICTED. It was declassified after the war. 

It is printed on both sides.  It measures about 19 inches square.  It is printed in three colors on rayon. 

Here are additional views  1  2.   
$399.99  Available

PHOTO COMING SOON 
SM-111
WWII US number 32 & 33 The Pyrenees East & Central B and France Belgium and Holland A Survival Map 
 This is the Army Air Force cloth chart detailing the area as stated. This map was originally classified RESTRICTED. It was declassified after the war. 

It is printed on both sides.  It measures about 19 inches square.  It is printed in three colors on rayon. 
$329.99  Available
SM-120
Post WWII US number 32 & 33 Stockholm Riga and Oslo Stockholm Second Edition G S G S June 1953  Survival Map 
This is the Army Air Force cloth chart detailing the area as stated. This map was originally classified RESTRICTED. It was declassified after the war. 

It is printed on both sides.  It measures about 19 inches square.  It is printed in three colors on rayon. 

Here are additional views  1  2.   
$129.99  Available
  SM-1200
 Post
World War Two US Stockholm Oslo Riga Second Edition G S G S
 No 2758 1942 & Second Edition 1945 & June 1953  Survival Map

This is the Army Air Force cloth chart detailing the area as stated.

This map was originally classified RESTRICTED. It was declassified after the war.  It is printed on both sides.  It measures about 19 inches square.  It is printed in three colors on rayon. 

Here are additional views. 1   2   3   4   5   6  7   8   9
 $149.99 Available
SM-121 WWII AAF Cloth Chart 1944 Dated Eastern Asia NK 52  Vladivostok  and Keijo NJ 52  Escape & Evasion Silk Map   This is as shown.  It is printed on both sides.  It measures 24  inches square.  It is printed in three colors on rayon. 

Here are additional views  1  2.   
$129.99  Available

Strategic and Tactical Maps and Charts


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Item Name
Description, Size, Condition Price Status

BC-401
WWI Paris Bombardment Railroad Gun Map Lot
This is a set of four chart and maps detailing the first long-range shelling of Paris during WWI.

The condition is generally good to very good overall, with edge wear and creases from long storage rolled up, as shown.  Various types and quality of paper were used, some pieces are more fragile than others.

Map 1 has the long range overall view of the nearly 80 mile distance of the guns at Crepy to the center of Paris.  A close-up of a portion of the map is shown here.

Map 2 has a overview of the the guns at Crepy and railroad sidings to the main guns. Close-ups of portions of the map are shown here and here.

Map 3 has the long range overall view of the nearly 80 mile distance of the guns at Crepy to the center of Paris.  A close-up of a portion of the map is shown here.

Map 4 has the long range overall view of the nearly 80 mile distance of the guns at Crepy to the center of Paris.  A close-up of a portion of the map is shown here.

Map 1 is approximately 24 inches square.  The others are about 24 by 30 inches.

$549.99 Available
BC-402
WWII 1940 Berlin and Surrounding Area Bombing Chart with 1942 Updates
This is a September 1944 printing (3rd Edition) of the original 1940 map with 1942 aerial updates from a member of the 8th Air Force 351st Bomb Group.

The condition is generally excellent throughout.

A close-up of a portion of the map is shown here to show an example the level of detail. The layer steps are designed to be used with the RAF Conventional Sign Card (not included).

The keys and dates of the map are shown here and here.

The map is paper and is approximately 25 by 33 inches.

$99.99 Available
BC-502

WWII 1942 German invasion maps of England
Volume 1: The Border
This is a September 1942 Generalstab des Heeres printed in Berlin in 1942.

For Official Use Only! (Nur für den Dienstgebrauch!)  The condition is generally excellent throughout.

Following the Battle of Britain in 1940, the Germans postponed their plans for Unternehmen Seelöwe (Operation Sealion), the invasion of Britain by large-scale troop landings along the South Coast. However, whilst abandoning their immediate plans to invade, the German High Command continued to gather together detailed information to prepare the ground for any future invasion or occupation of Britain.

A close-up of a portion of the map is shown here to show an example the level of detail and here is the inside of the folder.

The map is paper and is approximately 25 by 33 inches.

$499.99 Available
BC-602

WWII 1942 German invasion maps of England
Volume 4: North Wales and Manchester
This is a September 1942 Generalstab des Heeres printed in Berlin in 1942.

For Official Use Only! (Nur für den Dienstgebrauch!)  The condition is generally excellent throughout.

Following the Battle of Britain in 1940, the Germans postponed their plans for Unternehmen Seelöwe (Operation Sealion), the invasion of Britain by large-scale troop landings along the South Coast. However, whilst abandoning their immediate plans to invade, the German High Command continued to gather together detailed information to prepare the ground for any future invasion or occupation of Britain.

A close-up of a portion of the map is shown here to show an example the level of detail and here is the inside of the folder.

The map is paper and is approximately 25 by 33 inches.

$499.99 Available
BC-702

WWII 1942 German invasion maps of England
Volume 6: the North Midlands
This is a September 1942 Generalstab des Heeres printed in Berlin in 1942.

For Official Use Only! (Nur für den Dienstgebrauch!)  The condition is generally excellent throughout.

Following the Battle of Britain in 1940, the Germans postponed their plans for Unternehmen Seelöwe (Operation Sealion), the invasion of Britain by large-scale troop landings along the South Coast. However, whilst abandoning their immediate plans to invade, the German High Command continued to gather together detailed information to prepare the ground for any future invasion or occupation of Britain.

A close-up of a portion of the map is shown here to show an example the level of detail and here is the inside of the folder.

The map is paper and is approximately 25 by 33 inches.

$599.99 Available