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Map of Berlin created by the British War Office acquired by a US soldier

Publication | Accession Number: 2013.418.1

Foldout map of Berlin acquired by Max Kolpas, a soldier in the 298th Combat Engineers, United States Army. The map also shows the surrounding areas and identifies important Nazi buildings and other locations. It is missing adjoining sheets. The map was created by the Geographic Section, General Staff, British War Office. Kolpas landed at Omaha Beach during D-Day, June 6, 1944, and was a member of one of the first units to enter Berlin in July 1945.

Title
Town plan of Berlin, Germany, Sheet 3, S.W., 3rd. ed. / compiled and drawn by A.C.I.U. and War Office
Series Title
G.S.G.S. No. 4480
Date
1945  (publication/distribution)
Geography
publication : London (England)
Language
English
German
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Betty and Max Kolpas
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Record last modified: 2017-09-12 12:39:53
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