This Escape Map of Iraq & Environs is marked "For UK Defence Purposes Only." Produced by United Kingdom Ministry of Defence, 2002. Series GSGS-5864. Great deal of detail on transportation routes, settlements and topography. Verso with statement: "I am British and I do not speak your language. I will not harm you. I bear no malice towards your people. My friend, please provide me with food, water, shelter, clothing and necessary medical attention. Also, please provide safe passage to the nearest friendly forces of any country supporting the British and their allies. You will be rewarded for assisting me when you present this number and my name to British authorities." In Turkish, Armenian, Aramaic, Kurdish, Persian, Arabic and, of course, English.
2002 British Escape Map of Iraq
Iraq & Environs
Map Maker Specifics
UK Ministry of Defence, 2002, London
10 x 10.5 in. plus margins
Excellent. Unused poly-paper map. Colored and issued folds.