By: Richard Edes Harrison, Fortune Magazine
Date: 1942 (Dated) New York
Dimensions: 26.5 x 21.25 inches (67.3 cm x 54 cm)
A map published as a supplement to the March 1942 issue of Fortune Magazine displaying the world in an azimuthal projection.
Designed to influence the perception of the American public during the war, this map highlights the extensive distances of U.S. supply lines in the European and Pacific theaters. Color is used to dramatic effect to show the superiority of the Allies in landmass and the disparate nature of Axis power throughout the globe.
Condition: This map is in A condition, with only slight fading along the original fold lines and bottom edge.
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