German Bombing Map


In 1941, SPY Historian Andrew Hammond’s grandfather watched as the German Luftwaffe bombed his hometown of Glasgow, Scotland—termed the “Second City of Empire” because of its incredible industrial output. They were guided by maps like these, targeting factories and shipyards for destruction along the River Clyde.

line drawing map of Glasgow on yellowed paper

German Bombing Map, WWII. View it on display in the Museum's Secrets Revealed pop-up exhibit.