RAF 'GEE' plotting map, 1944

RAF 'GEE' plotting map, 1944

Code: P27653

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RAF Miniature Lattice Plotting Chart, Rouen - Epinal, 2nd Edition, Series 3, Sheet 3.  Linen backed paper,  54 x 34.5cm.   Scale 1 : 1000,000.  Compiled and drawn at A.D. Maps, A.M. Feb. 1943.  May 1944 print date.  Aircrew used such charts to determine position using a GEE receiver.  The RAF established new chains following the D-day landings as the allies moved further into Europe.  GEE provided short range navigation and bombing guidance in the ETO during WW2.  The map has filing holes on the left edge and is creased at the centre but is generally in very good condition and really rather scarce.  Stock code P27653.