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1945 Map Yank Japan China Philippines World War II Asia Region Historical YYA2

1945 Map Yank Japan China Philippines World War II Asia Region Historical YYA2

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This is an original 1945 ten-color map of the Japanese Islands and the adjacent regions of Asia and the Pacific Ocean. This map was created and issued to the Allied troops during World War II by Yank: The Army Weekly Magazine, to help them learn the location of various areas seeing combat.


This 68+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Original portfolio crease. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso. Please note: This item has staple holes along the original portfolio crease.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Map; Color
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 14 x 21.75 inches; 36 x 55 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is thrilled to release this new collection of YANK: The Army Weekly Magazine which includes covers, pinups, and maps from 1945. This collection offers a unique look at the life of an average American GI on the front lines of World War II, from New Guinea to Monte Casino, as well as some of the things that kept them ticking, including numerous attractive pinup girls. Many a soldier probably dreamed of getting mail from one of these beauties! This collection is sure to fascinate anyone interested in the world's most devastating conflict, and the people who participated in it.

Keywords specific to this image: WW2