Schalke, Horst & Bottrop 1944
Sheet 5 in a series of maps taken from the British War Office GSGS.4525 maps published in 1945. Introduction in English by Alan Godfrey, with a summary in German. At a scale of approx 1:19,000 the map is especially good at showing industry, collieries and transport at the time. This covers the western part of Gelsenkirchen, Schalke, Horst, and continues west to Bottrop.
About the Alan Godfrey WWII German maps series Series
These maps of the Ruhrgebiet and Rhineland are taken from the British War Office 1:12,500 plans and reduced to approx 1:19,000.
Published in 1945, prior to the Allied occupation of the area, the maps are especially good at showing industry, collieries and transport. They are not bombing maps - indeed, they make clear that allowance is not made for bomb damage - but show the areas with all their industrial sites and railways, largely as they were before the bombing raids of 1943-44, and have additional information added by British intelligence.
Each map includes an introduction to the area in English, with a shorter text in German.
|Publisher||Alan Godfrey Maps|
|Series||Historical Ruhr Maps|
|Product Type||Folded Map|
|Dimensions||Folded: 12x21cm, unfolded: 61x42.5cm|
|Item weight||0.025 Kg|
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