Chilling Map of Britain to Teach Invading Polish Troops How to Pronounce English Place Names

This Cold War era map was created to teach Polish troops how to pronounce English place names in the event of an invasion against Britain (click to enlarge). Towns and cities in Essex and Kent are spelled out phonetically – resulting in interesting transformations such as Southend-On-Sea into Saufend-On-Sji.

phonetic map of britain teach polish troops Pronounce English Place Names


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