1942 World War II Era Japanese Aviation Map of Eastern Australia (w/ Brisbane, Sydney)
Description: This is a scarce and beautiful large format 1942 or Showa 17 World War II era Japanese aviation chart or map of Eastern Australia issued by the Japan Army General Staff. It covers the eastern coast of New South Wales and southern Queensland from Fraser Island south as far as Jervis Bay and west to Canberra. Includes the cities of Canberra, Brisbane, Sydney and God Coast. This World War II era map is highly detailed and notes important cities, towns, rivers, roads, shipping lines and other important topographical features. While Allied World War II maps of this region are fairly common it is extremely rare to come across their Japanese counterparts. All text is in Japanese.
Date: 1942 (undated)
Cartographer: Japanese Military during World War II. Click here for a list of rare maps from the Japanese Military during World War II.
Size: Printed area measures 42 x 30 inches (106.68 x 76.2 centimeters)
Scale: 1 : 1700000
Condition: Very good. Minor wear and verso repair along original fold lines. Blank on verso.
Code: AustraliaBrisbaneSyd-showa17-1942 (to order by phone call: 646-483-0487)
Tags: Japanese Map , World War II Map , Aviation Chart