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Publisher: HAMMOND, C.S. & CO.
Title: Hammond's War Map.
Published in: New York, 1943
Size: 19.1 x 26.0 inches.
48.5 x 66.0 cm.

Colour printed.
Condition: Offset printing. In excellent condition. Folds as issued. Repair to a small fold tear.
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Drawn and published in early 1942 by C. S. Hammond & Co. in direct response to the bombing of Pearl Harbour, this is one of the most detailed USA maps of the Pacific ever produced. General McArthur’s “Hit em where they’re not” and “Island Hopping” campaigns could not be carried out until America knew where every island, atoll and knoll was located.
The chart serves as a Pacific Theatre “situation” map showing flight routes, distances and possessions as they existed at the beginning of the war.

The Pacific is generally shown incomplete as an extension of the West Coast of North America, Oceanica, North and SE Asia, the Aluetians and the South Pacific. This complete map showing the whole Pacific and surrounding continents and island groupings is a important tool in understanding the strategic movement of troops and Pacific war strategies.
Six smaller maps appear on the verso. This detailed map can be used to trace all of the military movement and battles of the Pacific Theatre with a great amount of detail.

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