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Dr. Mary T. Dooley Map Library: WWII Maps & Nautical Charts

A guide to the cartographic materials of Memorial Library at Minnesota State University, Mankato

WWII U.S. Army Map Service Maps and U.S. Navy Hydrographic Office Nautical Charts: Japan, China, and Taiwan

The Map Library has hundreds of World War II army maps and nautical charts of Japan, China, and Taiwan. Most of the collection depicts invasion plans of Japan. When these maps are not reference materials for class, they are available for checkout. Indexes for the MSU collection are available below and at the library.

Index Available Call Number Publisher

Title

Series Scale Year(s)
G7335.K3 s50 .U55 U.S. Army Map Service Japan, Northern Karafuto 1:50,000 A.M.S. L761 1:50,000 1943-1946

No index (1 map)

G7340 1945 .U5 U.S. Army Map Service Kurile Islands: Special Strategic Map A.M.S. 5207 1:1,000,000 1945
G7340 svar .U5 U.S. Navy Hydrographic Office Japan, Chishima-Rettō (Kuril Islands) H.O. Misc. 11,616 1:36,000 and 1:72,000 1942-1945
G7823.C5 1945 .U5 U.S. Navy Hydrographic Office China – East Coast H.O. Misc. 11,565 1:36,000 and 1:72,000 1945
G7911.P5 1945 .U5 U.S. Navy Hydrographic Office Taiwan (Formosa) – East and West Coast H.O. Misc. 11,564 1:36,000 and 1:72,000 1945
G7960 s50 .U55 U.S. Army Map Service Japan, Hokkaidō 1:50,000 A.M.S L764 1:50,000 1944

No index (1 map)

G7960 s250 .U5 U.S. Army Map Service Japan 1:250,000 (Hiroshima) A.M.S. L506 1:250,000 Compiled in 1952 from 1945-1949 maps
G7960 s250 .U53 U.S. Army Map Service Northern Japan 1:250,000 A.M.S. L561 1:250,000 1944-1945
G7961.A1 1943 .U55 U.S. Army Map Service Japan City Plans A.M.S. L902

1:10,000 and 1:12,500

1944-1947
G7961.P5 1945 .U55 U.S. Navy Hydrographic Office Japan, Honshū and Shikoku H.O. Misc. 11,632 1:36,000 and 1:72,000 July-August 1945
G7961.P5 s36 .U55 U.S. Navy Hydrographic Office Japan, Kyūshū, Ryūkyū-Rettō or Nansei-Shotō, Koshiki-Rettō H.O. Misc. 11,633 and one chart is 11,557 1:36,000 July 1945
G7962.C4 s250 .U5 U.S. Army Map Service Central Japan 1:250,000 A.M.S L571 1:250,000 1944-1945
G7962.H5P5 s36 .U55 U.S. Navy Hydrographic Office Japan, Hokkaidō-Southeast Coast H.O. Misc. 11,631 1:36,000 1945
G7962.H6 s50 .U5 U.S. Army Map Service Japan, Northern Honshu 1:50,000 A.M.S L773 1:50,000 1944-1948
G7962.H6 s50 .U53 U.S. Army Map Service Japan, Central Honshū 1:50,000 A.M.S L774 1:50,000 1944-1948
G7962.H6 s50 .U55 U.S. Army Map Service Japan, Southern Honshū 1:50,000 A.M.S. L775 1:50,000 1944-1948
G7962.K9 s50 .U5 U.S. Army Map Service Japan, Kyūshū 1:50,000 A.M.S L772 1:50,000 1945-1948

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