DIAGRAMATIC REPRESENTATION OF CERTAIN PHASES OF THE WAR
Offices of the Cabinet Chiefs of Staff Committee
COMPILED BY THE WAR CABINET OFFICE, London, 1944-1946
H.M.S.O., January 1946 Printed by the Air Ministry Photographic Reproduction Branch, 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 a 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.
IIn very good condition. The boards are in good condition with some signs of wear, a few marks, and bumping to the corners. The binding and hinges are very good and secure. The charts and text pages are in very good condition. There are a few small ‘Withdrawn’ and library ink stamps on the front endpapers and in the text.
Published: 1946 Illustrated with coloured charts and graphs Green Boards with black titling, black cloth spine Dimensions: 330mm x 420mm (Large Format) Pages: 36 Coloured Charts, plus contents and text pages