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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA MISC 59
Title
ALLIED MAPS OF WORLD WAR TWO: United Kingdom, France, the Netherlands, Germany and Italy
Date(s)
1940-1944
Level of description
collection level
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
5 boxes or 0.05 cubic metres

Context

Name of creator(s)

Geographical Section, General Staff, War Office; Army Map Service, US Army

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented to the Centre in 1996 by Dr Steve Weiss, Department of War Studies, King's College London

Content & structure

Scope and content

World War Two maps of the United Kingdom, France, the Netherlands, Germany, and Italy, produced by the Geographical Section, General Staff and the Army Map Service, US Army, including one inch to the one mile ordnance survey maps of England and Wales produced by the Geographical Section, General Staff, including of London, Bath and Bristol, Cardiff and the mouth of the Severn, Windsor, the Isle of Wight, Weymouth and Dorchester, Bolton and Manchester, 1940-1942; one inch to the one mile ordnance survey maps of British counties produced by the Geographical Section, General Staff, 1940-1942; 1:250,000 and 1:500,000 scale maps of Germany produced by the Geographical Section, General Staff, including of Kiel, Hamburg, Halle, Leipzig, Lubeck, Bremen, Frankfurt-am-Main, Hannover, Osnabrück, Magdeburg, Schwerin, and Munich; Army Map Service, US Army 1:200,000 road maps of France copied from 1939 Michelin guide including of the Carcassonne-Nimes, Avignon-Digne, Auxerre-Dijon, Mons- Luxembourg, and Lyon-Geneve areas, 1943-1944; 1:100,000 map of Utrecht, Netherlands, 1:50,000 map of Arnhem, Netherlands, and 1:250,000 map of Amsterdam, Netherlands, produced by the Geographical Section, General Staff, 1940-1944; 1:250,000 maps of Italy produced by the Geographical Section, General Staff, including of Bologna, Firenze, Genova, and Siena, 1943

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, attention of the Director of Archive Services.

Language/scripts of material

English

Finding aids

This Summary Guide, and available in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals
King's College London College Archives

Notes

Note

Compiled Nov 1999

Description control

Rules or conventions

Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

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Subjects

  • Armed forces
  • International conflicts
  • International relations
  • Maps
  • Military organizations
  • Organizations
  • State security
  • Visual materials
  • War
  • Wars (events)
  • World War Two (1939-1945)
  • World wars (events)

Corporate names

  • Army Map Service
  • US Army

Places

  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Arnhem, Netherlands
  • Avignon, France
  • Bath, Somerset, England
  • Bologna, Italy
  • Bolton, Lancashire, England
  • Bremen, Germany
  • Bristol, Avon, England
  • Carcassonne, France
  • Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales
  • Dijon, France
  • Dorchester, Dorset, England
  • Florence, Italy
  • Frankfurt, Germany
  • Geneva, Switzerland
  • Genoa, Italy
  • Halle, Germany
  • Hamburg, Germany
  • Hannover, Germany
  • Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England
  • Kiel, Germany
  • Leipzig, Germany
  • London, England
  • Lubeck, Germany
  • Luxembourg
  • Lyon, France
  • Manchester, Lancashire, England
  • Munich, Germany
  • Nimes, France
  • Schwerin, Germany
  • Severn, river
  • Siena, Italy
  • Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Weymouth, Dorset, England
  • Windsor, Berkshire, England

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