Restricted Intelligence Map of Pantelleria Italy 1943

Double sided 20 X 19 map of Pantelleria, Italy, marked Restricted. Prepared by Intelligence Service Unit A-2 Section 1943. One side is actual recon photo. Rare WWII map. Has a couple small holes, but nothing serious that detracts from graphics. Selling as is. Please ask for additional photos, if needed. Because of its strategic location, it was strongly fortified by Italy & during World War II, Pantelleria was bombed into surrender by the Allies in 1943 .Pantelleria, part of the province of Trapani, is one of the southernmost spots in Europe, just thirty miles from Africa. Like so many Sicilian islands, it was formed by two volcanic eruptions. You get t either by plane from Palermo or by boat from Trapani (about four hours). When arriving by boat, you come into the port w the town of Pantelleria is located. Most of the buildings are not very old, having been re-built after World War II bombings. The castle of Barbacane is probably the only pre-World War II building left. T are eleven villages and many scattered houses - most of them sporting the thick square walls and domed roofs left behind by the Moors who ruled for 400 years and gave the island its name. . Ask us how you can get this as fast as possible, and check our feedback for our superfast shipping-Bidders please note: All the information you need is in this ad-t is no ... read more