gm 0>en the map to the center section (without unfolding the remainder! and turn ic so that east is at the top. Straddle the second crease from the :op as in Step f. Draw the paper up and fold toward the top as btfor*. Repeat the procedure with the second crease from the bottom, and fold the bottom edge up to meet the top, all as In the previous step. An "edge view11 will again look like three Y1» together.

h. A.low the map to open at the middle V and to lie flat on the table, exposing th* ernter section without unfolding any other parts. Apply glue to ;he adjacent hacks of the map where the cuts have been made or bind the cut edges together with transparent tape. The sectors, so joined, ma/ be turned as one page.

The map is now ready for use. It is 1/9 of the original size and need not be unfolded to find any feature of sector. Any point can be located by turn-ing the flap« up and down, left end right. The map may bo indexed for quicker by labeling the three sections of each lateral strip; MA',M "A*" and "A*" (top), "B1," MB2" and "B*" (center) and ,Cl,M "C2" and MC*,# (bottom).

If you turn the center section up or down when reading the map. you must turn the corresponding flaps on the left and right sections in the same way to remain on the same strip. For example: strip "AM is revealed when all the flaps arc turned from the top toward the bottom. When you have finished with the map. return the flaps to their original position so the whole map will lis flat.

The map may be glued into a manila folder for protection and easier use; however, it will have to be opened to 2/9 size in order to find all features and sections. Simply apply glue to the four bottom back corners and aline tht center crease of the map with that of the folder. If you wish to carry the map In a pockctsise notebook, fold it to 1/36 ai*e and glue it to the notebook on one of the back corners. The map may be opened to 1/9 size for reading.

Before you actually cut your map. practice this technique os plain paper, using a straight-edged guide for the blade. This metnod of map folding works with all maps, including those composed of sector-sheets which have been glued together.


a. One salvaged retaining clip from a salvaged helmet liner band.

b. One 10 or 12 penny nail (can be an old one) or similar piecc of wood or pen staff.

c. One piece of wire (or cord) 12 inches long.

d. A cutting file or hack saw blade. CONSTRUCTION (Figures 5 and 6):

a. Remove salvaged retaining clip from salvaged band (see F;gure 5).

b. Press open ends of the clip together until they are fastened securely.

c. Press or hammer flat surface ot the clip (rot the two rounded ends) until it is not less than 1/16 inch thick nor more than 1/8 inch thick.

Figurs 5

d. Saw or file a narrow notch not more than li 32 inch wide in the exact center of the rounded cnc of the clip. Tnis notch must he deep enough to go through the thickness of the metal.

e. Fasten the modified clip securely to a 10 or 12 penny nail or a piece of mstal of similar size (see Figure 6}.


a. Dip into ink until the Up of pen is 1/2 to 2/4 inch covered.

Place on writing surfaces-pause a moment--then proceed.

Figure 6

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