1941 Original Wwii German Bomber Maps Of England Blitz Lot Of 5 Brighton London
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1941 Original Wwii German Bomber Maps Of England Blitz Lot Of 5 Brighton London:
1941, Original WWII German Bomber Maps of England, Blitz, Dover, London, Brighton, More
HISTORIC RARE 1941 GERMAN WWII AIR FORCE BOMBING MAPS OF ENGLAND
Known as The Blitz, the coordinated series of bombings by the German Army Air Force which occurred from September of 1940 to May of 1941 saw an estimated 100 tons of explosives dropped on 16 British cities. For your consideration is this lot of 5 historic maps issued by German Army Staff designed for use in the bombing raids. Each map features color highlights as well as clearly delineated bridges (clearly a target); the regions featured are as follows:
- Folkestone (18 inches by 26 inches),
- South England and London (43 inches by 31 inches),
- Brighton (40 inches by 30 inches),
- Dover (23 inches by 29 inches),
- Reading (26 inches by 31 inches).
Condition notes: Good+. Of the 12 maps required by the folder designation, 5 are present; several small seam splits, the overall tenor of the maps being very good. Sustained wear to folder. The overall tenor of these 5 historic, rare, WWII German bombing maps delineating England is very