Chicago. Chicago Daily Tribune. 01-28- 1942.
Color map, 15 x 21 inches on sheet size 17 3/4 x 23 1/2 inches, back cover from complete section of the Chicago Daily Tribune newspaper January 28, 1942. Soft centerfold; good condition with soiling and short tears to newspaper edges. "This is a new map of the northern Pacific Ocean...showing the nearness of our Aleutian Island chain, west of Alaska, to the islands of Japan. At Dutch Harbor and other points in the Aleutians are actual and potential sea and air bases, lying on the shortest route from northwestern United States to Japan." The inset map at lower right situates the areas in the larger map in respect to the countries bordering the North Pacific Ocean. Issued less than two months after the bombing of Pearl Harbor by the Japanese. Item #51365