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Cartographic and Architectural Branch

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        StatementNational Archives and Records Service, U.S. General Services Administration
        PublishersNational Archives and Records Service, U.S. General Services Administration
        LC Classifications1984
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        Paginationxvi, 69 p. :
        Number of Pages45
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        ISBN 10nodata
        2General information leaflet (United States. General Services Administration) -- no. 26
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These show locations of consulates, embassies, customhouses, and business and industrial districts from 1906 to 1939, many of which continued to function throughout World War II. This is also the concern of generalization.

The post WW-II charts were superseded by evasion charts printed on vinyl plastic sheet and included multiple declination corrected compass roses and a star chart for finding Polaris for navigation at night. Among the records relating to the Far East are: an oversize Japanese map of Southeast Asia, including much of the Cartographic and Architectural Branch East Indies, that shows the numbers and locations of military and civilian prisoners; a map of China showing war zones, areas of Japanese occupation, and the locations of military units in October 1942; a traffic circulation map of the area around Kunming, Kweilin, and Nanning in southern China; a perspective sketch of Singapore and vicinity before its capture by the Japanese; and an outline map of Burma annotated to show SEAC boundaries and the Burma and Ledo Roads 1944.

Escape and evasion map

13, Military operations, Japanese, 226. The idea was that a serviceman captured or shot down behind enemy lines should have a map to help him find his way to safety if he escaped or, better still, evade capture in the first place. Many of the prints are annotated to indicate military installations and defenses; other prints are marked to show potential bombing targets. Transit Maps of the World. Subjects include international boundaries, territorial problems, zones of occupation, administrative divisions, transportation routes, locations of military bases, and distributions of population, religious and ethnic groups, mineral resources, industries, crops, vegetation, rainfall, and climate.

The descriptive Cartographic and Architectural Branch of the National Archives addresses topics of broader interest with a series of subject guides to its holdings. He also suggested a more detailed 1:50,000 map would have been more useful to him as a combat evader on the ground than the 1:250:000 evasion chart, Locher recommended two evasion charts could be overlapped to protect a downed airman from rain if worn "like an armidillo".

Advances in photochemical technology, such as the andmake possible maps with fine details, which do not distort in shape and which resist moisture and wear. Although the bridge was captured on September 20, 1944, the Allied advance on Arnhem was stalled shortly afterwards. Whether woodcut or intaglio, the printed map is hung out to dry. Hough include photographic negatives and prints of a map archives visited ad Saalfeld, Germany, as well as a SHAEF "Handbook Governing Policy ad Procedures for the Military Occupation of Germany" 1944-45.

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It started in Florence in the mid to late 1400s. Thee cover the coastal areas of the United States and the U. In the later years of his life, Mercator resolved to create his Atlas, a book filled with many maps of different regions of the world, as well as a chronological history of the world from the Earth's creation by God until 1568.

The architectural drawings category consists of plans of buildings and structures at airbases, military reservations, navy yards, military hospitals, relocation centers, defense housing projects, and industrial projects, as well as drawings of Federal Government buildings and designs for commemorative medals. Army in World War H entitled, Three Battles: Arnaville, Altuzzo, and Schmidt; printed German topographical and road maps of Germany and other areas in Europe; maps showing administrative divisions in Germany and Austria 1943-44 ; and a printed post-operations map that shows operations of the U.