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Fascinating WWII broadside propaganda map from about April 1944, published in India, in order to keep the local populous informed about the War.

The map shows the Theater of War from Siberia to India and Australia, centered on China, Siam, the Philippines and Singapore, showing the progress of the Allies against Japan in the region. The key notes the following:

  • Allied Air Attacks
  • Main Shipping Lanes
  • Principal Naval-Air Bases
  • Industrial Areas
  • Japan's Raw Material Blockades
  • Allied Thrusts
  • The limits of the Japanese advance (November 1943)

There are also a series of quotes from News Agencies regarding the strategic progress of the Allied advance, including several quotes from Tokyo Radio.