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Barbara Bond spent her career as a map researcher in the Ministry of Defence, eventually becoming the senior civilian Director and Deputy Chief Executive. She is a Fellow and past-Council member of the Royal Geographical Society, and a past-President of the British Cartographic Society. She was Chair of the International Hydrographic Organization's Antarctic Commission from 1992-97 and is the former Pro-Chancellor of Plymouth University.

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Great Escapes The Story of MI9's Second World War Escape and Evasion Maps by Barbara Bond
Great Escapes The Story of MI9's Second World War Escape and Evasion Maps
Barbara Bond
A history of MI9's efforts in providing secret mapping during WWII. These maps, often printed on silk, were produced for pilots, the SOE and for smuggling to prisoners as an escape aid. It is one of those stories that has...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/10/2015

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