B.M. Cole


German WW2 population map of Britain

England Bevolkerungsverteilung 1931 [England Population Distribution 1931] Generalstab des Heeres [German General Staff] Berlin: [Department for War Maps and Surveying], 1940.

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A large coloured map of Britain, 30 inches x 31 inches, 76 cms x 79 cms, showing the population distribution and density of Britain based on the census returns for 1931.

Folded as issued by the Wehrmacht in August 1940 to troops preparing for the invasion, virtually umarked.

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This work - Nur fur den Dienstgebrauch! (For Official Use Only!) - was prepared by the German General Staff in connection with their plans for Unternehmen Seelowe (Operation Sealion), the intended invasion of Britain by large-scale troop landings along the South Coast in 1940, subsequently aborted following the Battle of Britain.

This map is Map A-12 in the mil-angaben.pdf downloadable bibliography of German WW2 invasion documents - see the More opportunities link at the foot of this page.

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Item reference RS-1855. 

Price: £35 (GB pounds sterling) plus postage and insurance as below
- First class postage, fully insured, within the UK: £4
- Airmail postage, fully insured, outside the UK: £10

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