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German Army Map of Great Britain - Topography

Period:
20th Century
Description:

Maps such as this were intended for use during the invasion of Britain. They detail the landscape, population, roads, railways and waterways and the electricity, telephone and telegraph networks.

This map was issued in 1941.  Positions of permanent fortification, mainly coastal, are marked with a red diamond.

Place of Production:
Berlin, Germany
Materials/Media:
paper
Dimensions:
length 950mm, width 1300mm; scale 1 : 500000
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
2002.2.13
Digital Number:
DMMP004a, DMMP004b
Creation Date:
1940
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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