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WW2 Bomber Command map of Stuttgart  - showing route to target


1/2 million scale War Office/RAF 1942 map of Stuttgart area (Biberach to the South, Bockingen to the North), showing Flt Lt Wilkes' route to and from a target in Pforzheim. The crew had this town as a target for a raid on February 23, 1945, taking off at 1530 hrs. Canvas backed, and folded for use in the aircraft, but otherwise in excellent condition.  82 x 62 cms.  More photos available if required.

Used by Bomb Aimer Flt Lt Wilkes, DFC, in a Lancaster from 150 or 550 Sqn.