Great Escapes: The Story of MI9's Second World War Escape and Evasion Maps

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The definitive history of MI9's emergency escape and evasion mapping programme and the contribution the maps made to victory in 1945. Fascinating stories of secret maps used by prisoners of World War II.The creation of MI9 in December 1939, the rationale for the new military intelligence branch and the context of the history of military mapping on silk is outlined. The map production programme is described, together with its progress and the challenges faced. The various groups of maps are identified and described, together ...

Great Escapes: The Story of Mi9's Second World War Escape and Evasion Maps 2015, Times Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780008141301

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