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Maps of Kern's final mission, April 1 - 4, 1945

 File — Box: 07, Folder: 9
Identifier: MSA 394, Series 6, File 1

Scope and Contents

These are maps representing the three phases of the mission that Kern was killed in. It has the misson objectives listed as well as known enemy installations plotted on the map. On the second phase, a marking was made to show where Kern was shot down and where his crash occurred in the phase called "Closing the Rhur Pocket".


  • April 1 - 4, 1945

Access Information

The collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 3.344 Cubic Feet (Seven manuscript boxes and two flat boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States