US Cloth Maps of World War II

Prelude to US Production

Types of US Cloth Maps

Army Air Force AAF        US Navy NACI-HO

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Misnomer: nearly all American cloth maps from WW2 were printed
on Rayon-acetate, except three: Road Map of  N Africa, No. 27/28,
and No. 4/6 which were printed on Balloon cloth. All of the NACI-HO sheets including the instruction sheet were on Rayon.
This site is dedicated to the men and women who served during the
Second World  War, who were invovled in the: Intelligence Services,
Photo-Interpretation, and more importantly Mapping. They worked
for: MI9, MIS-X, Army Map Service, Coast and Geodetic Survey,
Air Ministry, SOE and  D Survey.
Updated: 28 Feb 2007