|If you're looking for coordinates
provided in parentheses after a location, like (BT9942), named in a
document, the first two alpha characters are the grid area. Consider the
first half of the numbers as the horizontal coordinate. The last half as
the vertical. Example: (BT9942 is on the BT page. Look over
the following map and click within the BT area. When the next detailed
map appears, count 9.9 lines across and 4.2 lines up from the bottom to
A word of caution. The Korean language looks like Chinese when written. Consequently, the village, towns and rivers depicted on these charts were phonetically translated into English. Many sound similar. Many errors in spelling and coordinates were made by interrogators. Read all of your documents and check to see if the information makes sense. Disregard or weigh spellings and coordinates accordingly.
If your loved-one was an
aviator and the documents refer to color routes, click
Scroll around until you find the area you want, then click on the grid (area) of your choice and a more detailed chart will appear!