1941 - Britain's Great Bastion in the East: Singapore, Stubborn Obstacle to Japan's Ambitious Projects in Southern Asia. *****SOLD***** - Antique Map

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Item number: ASI216
Pictorial map


Maker: The Illustrated London News.

Pictorial bird's-eye view of Singapore in early 1941, just after America's entry into WWII when Britain still held the island and Japan was threatening expansion of its empire. Detailed topographical and manmade features, including the massive naval base built by Great Britain to accommodate ships up to 50,000 tons. With extensive description of the situation at the time. From The Illustrated London News, March 1, 1941. Very good overall antique condition, map and text area measures 13 x 18.5 inches. *****SOLD*****

Item Number: ASI216