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Detailed World War Two-era War Office map of Qatar and Bahrain.
This is one of the most detailed maps available from this era. It includes oil wells and oil pipelines, which were barely beginning to be built when this map was made. This map is particularly interesting because it shows the initial oil development in Bahrain and at El Katif in Saudi Arabia.
In Qatar, the map labels Wakra, Doha, Ras Abul Mushat, Djezirat as Sifliya, Djezirat al Alya, Ras Kutaifan, Mikaiyar, Lusail, Sumaisma, Shakik, Dakhira, Ras Laffan, Ras Matbakh, Ras al Marruna, Fililia, Ras Umm Hasa, Ruwais, Ras Raken, Ras Abu Amran, Abu Dhaluf, Ras Imhish, Djezira Rubadh, Djezira Hawar, Taus el Kurana.
The map shows airfields and seaplane stations, etc.
Discoloration along folds.