Berlin

Place Europe: Germany, Berlin
Accession Number RC02702
Map call number G6299.B4 1942
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 44.2 x 34.5 cm
Object type Map
Date made c 1939-1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

A night bombing map of Berlin, showing 4 industrial targets, including Argus Motoren G.m.b.H., Heinkel Werke G.m.b.H., Maschinenfabrik Prometheus G.m.b.H., and Bergmann Elektricitatswerke. Scale 1:63,360, dated 1942, publisher unknown.

Relates to the Second World War service of 424847 Flight Sergeant Geoffrey Charles Chapman Smith, RAAF. Smith was awarded a Conspicuous Gallantry Medal for his actions in defending his aircraft while under fire and injured during a sortie near Berlin in 1944.

"Target no. 3 (f) 9. (=A)". "Relevant map: 65/Rev. 1942 1:100 000". "14.12.42". The image is in black, white, purple and shades of grey.

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