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Description

World War II-era German Army map of Crete, published shortly before the liberation of Crete from Germany occupation in October of 1944.

The map is a sheet from the 1:500,000 Europa series and it is replete with topographical and political data.

This map is one of tens of thousands of sheets that were captured by the AMS at the Saarland depot, which housed many of the German state map archives at the end of World War II.

 

Condition Description
Purple ink stamp in the upper-right corner: "Belegdruck Oscar Brandstetter Leipzig 22. 4. 44" and blue ink Army Map Service stamp "AMS 930274" and "GER 3101".