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War Cabinet Secret Charts (1946)

War Cabinet Secret Charts (1946)

Price £135.00 Sale

DIAGRAMATIC REPRESENTATION OF CERTAIN PHASES OF THE WAR

Offices of the Cabinet
Chief of Staff Committee

COMPILED BY THE WAR CABINET OFFICES, London, 1944-1946
Printed by the Air Ministry Photographic Reproduction Branch


H.M.S.O.,  London, 1946

An original collection of secret WW2 War Cabinet Charts, compiled by the British Government's Cabinet Office during the war for the use of the Chiefs of Staff Committee. Published just after the war by the Cabinet Office Historical Section and printed by the Air Ministry. This large format book (330mm x 430mm) has 36 detailed coloured charts covering a wide range of subjects including: armed forces casualties, civilian casualties, merchant shipping losses, U-Boat numbers, Bomber command totals of bombs dropped, aircraft production, USAF bombing missions, Flying Bombs, Rockets, population details, exports, imports, and munitions production. The charts provide an exceptionally detailed and fascinating insight into the level of information that was available to the British Goverment during the war. Each chart is accompanied by a text page with a brief description of its scope and subject matter.

Condition:

In very good condition. The boards are in good condition with some wear to the spine and a few marks. The binding and hinges are very good and secure. The charts and text pages are in very good condition. There is a decorative library bookplate to the front endpapers.

Published: 1946
Green Boards with black titling, black cloth spine
Dimensions: 330mm x 430mm (Large Format)
36 Coloured Charts, plus contents and text pages