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The whole world seen from the air

PETRUCCELLI, A.

Freedom of the Air [Global Map for Global War and Global Peace].
New York: Alcoa Map Dept., 1943. Printed colour. Sheet 610 x 845mm.

With folds as issued.

Map of the world on an azimuthal equidistant projection published by the Aluminium Company of America. This is once side of a folding pamphlet designed to inform the reader as to the growing importance of air power in the war being fought at the time, and consequently, of the importance of the metal crucial to the construction of aircraft, aluminium. The map is bordered by the insignia of the world's air forces and the verso displays a wealth of information including guides to American military insignia and identification for both Allied and Axis aircraft. Photos show how aluminium is made and the kinds of aluminium products used to make an aircraft.


Stock ID : 20976

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Stock Id :20976

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The whole world seen from the air

PETRUCCELLI, A.

Freedom of the Air [Global Map for Global War and Global Peace].
New York: Alcoa Map Dept., 1943. Printed colour. Sheet 610 x 845mm.

With folds as issued.

Map of the world on an azimuthal equidistant projection published by the Aluminium Company of America. This is once side of a folding pamphlet designed to inform the reader as to the growing importance of air power in the war being fought at the time, and consequently, of the importance of the metal crucial to the construction of aircraft, aluminium. The map is bordered by the insignia of the world's air forces and the verso displays a wealth of information including guides to American military insignia and identification for both Allied and Axis aircraft. Photos show how aluminium is made and the kinds of aluminium products used to make an aircraft.


Stock ID : 20976

£250

£250

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