Cloth survival chart for Palau Island area and northwest New Guinea, and Western Caroline Island
- Creation Date
- between 1943 and 1944
To increase the odds of recovery and rescue of airplane crash survivors in the Pacific, in 1942 the Army Air Forces initiated a contract with the Scripps Institution of Oceanography to design a series of Pacific area charts illustrating ocean currents and drift patterns. Harold Sverdrup designed an unidentified number of charts, some of which may have been printed on acetate rayon fabric and distributed to pilots and aircraft personnel. This chart was issued by the Naval Air Combat Intelligence, Hydrographic Office (NACI-HO).
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This digital image is a surrogate of an item from the Robert S. Arthur Papers.
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