USAAF 8th AF booklet - Priority Targets, 1943

USAAF 8th AF booklet - Priority Targets, 1943

Code: P24215A-303

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USAAF Priority Targets, Western Europe, 3/43 - 7/43.  Photo-Recon 5-1080.  'Secret'.  P/b, approximately 6.3 x 10cm.   32pp.  Produced by the USAAF Office Of Publications for Official Use Only.  This small booklet contains small maps/grainy images of the key targets for the 8th AAF for a short period in 1943.  These include Abbeville shipyard, Amiens fighter airfield, Antwerp Ford assembly plant, Berlin Reichstag Gestapo headquarters, Calais rocket construction site, Dusseldorf Zeiss optical factory, Peenemunde rocket research center, Regensberg ME-109 factory, Sudetenland Fw-190 assembly plant etc.  The rear cover is marked 'WARNING - this document must not fall into enemy hands.  If forces down in hostile territory destroy immediately by fire or ingestion'.  It also has an individual serial number '201323'.  An incredibly rare target book.  We sold this very copy 17 years ago and purchased it back a couple of years ago.  It's the only one we've ever had!  A little soiled and creased but generally in good condition.  Stock code P24215A-303.