Advanced Search

Learn About The Holocaust

Special Collections

My Saved Research




Skip to main content


Object | Accession Number: 2013.418.1

Search this record's additional resources, such as finding aids, documents, or transcripts.

No results match this search term.
Check spelling and try again.

results are loading

0 results found for “keyward


    Brief Narrative
    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.
    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
    publication/distribution:  1945
    publication: London (England)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Betty and Max Kolpas
    Publisher: Great Britain, War Office, General Staff. Geographical Section.

    Physical Details

    English German
    Information Forms
    Object Type
    Maps (lcsh)
    Physical Description
    1 map (missing 4 adjoining sheets) : col. ; 89 x 114 cm. (open) and text
    Scale: 1:20,000
    Includes: "Reference." ; "All important buildings have been examined or air photographed no later than 29/5/44." ; "Glossary of main German topographical terms used on this plan"
    Verso: Sheet 3 (South-west) :"Key to buildings in accordance with their function"
    Compiled and drawn by A.C.I.U. and War Office ; Information in black supplied by I.S.T.D. ; Photolithographed by War Office. 1945.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Keywords & Subjects

    Geographic Name
    Berlin (Germany)--Maps.

    Administrative Notes

    The map was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2013 by Betty and Max Kolpas.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this artifact has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
    Record last modified:
    2022-08-12 07:18:00
    This page:

    Download & Licensing

    In-Person Research

    Contact Us