Newsmap. Monday, August 16, 1943. Week of August 5 to August 12. 205th Week of the War - 87th Week of U.S. Participation. Jap Aircraft. JAPAN / WORLD WAR II AIRCRAFT.

Newsmap. Monday, August 16, 1943. Week of August 5 to August 12. 205th Week of the War - 87th Week of U.S. Participation. Jap Aircraft.

New York. Army Information Branch. 08-16- 1943.
Volume 11, Number 17. Poster, two sided, sheet 35 x 47 inches, folded to 9 x 12 inches as issued. Very good condition, staple holes to upper left edge (outside image area) One side features black and white photo illustrations, 2 maps "The Eastern Front" and area around "Catania", with descriptive text of news of the war fronts. Verso features "JAP AIRCRAFT" with black and white photos of nineteen planes, with code name, wingspan, & length of each plane. The title text explains: "Code names are used to identify Jap aircraft because their manufacturers use the same model (or year of Japanese calendar) number for different planes. Key to the code is that fighters are boys, bombers are girls, and transports begin with the letter T." Many of the planes were manufactured by Mitsubishi. Item #51667

Price: $325.00