Whay does TR means on a Allied Map

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Whay does TR means on a Allied Map

Post by jopaerya » 01 Nov 2019 10:03

Who can help me with a explanation of Allied signs on maps and in specific what does the letters TR means ??

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Post by Sheldrake » 01 Nov 2019 13:55

jopaerya wrote:
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Who can help me with a explanation of Allied signs on maps and in specific what does the letters TR means ??

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It depends on the context and whose maps. The British and US Army used different maps and map marking symbols.

The British did not use the abbreviation TR for anything. R/T means radio telephony.

On WW2 vintage US Maps tr means "truss" (a framework, typically consisting of rafters, posts, and struts, supporting a roof, bridge, or other structure.)
or "Troop(s)"

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Re: Whay does TR means on a Allied Map

Post by jopaerya » 01 Nov 2019 14:04

Please see here in the red circle ( map = A.W. )
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Post by Gorque » 01 Nov 2019 14:33

Tunnel Road? Tunnel Railroad? Toll Road?

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Post by Hanny » 01 Nov 2019 16:19

Depends who did the map, could be Troop. http://www.researchingww2.co.uk/ww2-abb ... -acronyms/

Ø near it could be Fireteam
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Re: Whay does TR means on a Allied Map

Post by jopaerya » 02 Nov 2019 09:06

Thank you all

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Post by Hanny » 02 Nov 2019 09:28

This may intrest you: http://33squadronassociation.co.uk/docu ... cheren.pdf

Drop down to page 51 for a German map of the same area.
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Re: Whay does TR means on a Allied Map

Post by Sheldrake » 02 Nov 2019 13:11

Could it mean "Tower"? Tr is the abbreviation on the D Day 12,500 defence overprint maps as in "Water Tr"

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Post by Hanny » 02 Nov 2019 13:31

file:///C:/Users/User1/Documents/APP_6_C.pdf
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Re: Whay does TR means on a Allied Map

Post by Gorque » 02 Nov 2019 13:49

How about Reconnaissance Tower, as per Sheldrake, there was a water tower there that was being used for reconnaissance, as per Hanny's link.

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Re: Whay does TR means on a Allied Map

Post by LineDoggie » 03 Nov 2019 00:38

jopaerya wrote:
01 Nov 2019 14:04
Please see here in the red circle ( map = A.W. )
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Post by OpanaPointer » 03 Nov 2019 00:51

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Re: Whay does TR means on a Allied Map

Post by jopaerya » 03 Nov 2019 10:07

Thanks you very much Guys :thumbsup:

I think TR = Tower fits best with the remains we have found .

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Re: Whay does TR means on a Allied Map

Post by Kingfish » 03 Nov 2019 10:35

Hold on a second

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