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Invasion Map - 1944

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    So my 81yr old father says to me the other day " I found something in my papers I thought you may like" and hands me this map.
    I asked him where & when he got it and he said "as a child" .... he says his father bought it during the war from a map shop in Sydney.

    The price penciled on the front is 2/6 which was a reasonable cost ( almost a weeks worth of groceries in 1944 )

    My guess is that these were sold after the Normandy invasion to allow people to plot out / follow the progress of the allied armies....?????

    HEC Robinsons were gone by the 1950's ... anyone seen one of these?

    Dan
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    I've got a similar one somewhere with cut out flags to mark the movements and I think mines from 1940
    Regards
    René

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