Britain's top secret wartime map making Manor revealed.

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Top Secret  - The recreated map making room at the National Trust's Hughenden Manor.<br />
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Secret rooms at a stately home where brilliant map-makers played a pivotal role in helping Britain to win the war have been opened to the public for the first time.<br />
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Hughenden Manor, in Bucks, once home to the Victorian prime minster Benjamin Disraeli, was requisitioned by the Air Ministry in 1941 and given the codename 'Hillside'.<br />
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In its confines, more than 3,500 hand drawn maps were produced for the RAF bombing campaigns, including the legendary Dambusters Raid and a raid on the Berchtesgaden, Hitler’s famous mountain retreat.<br />
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Previously hidden away under lock and key, these rooms have been opened for the first time for a permanent display featuring photographs, records and testimonies from some of the 100 men and women who were based there in World War Two.<br />
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Since they were sworn to silence under the Official Secrets Act, Hillside's crucial wartime role in fact remained unknown until 2004, when a volunteer room guide overheard Victor Gregory, a visitor to the National Trust property, tell his grandson that he was stationed there during the war.