B.M. Cole


Militargeographische Angaben uber Algerien: Bildheft (Military Geographical Information of Algeria - Photographs)

Generalstab des Heeres [German General Staff]; Berlin: [Department for War Maps and Surveying], 1942.

112 German wartime photographs of Algeria

8.5 inches x 6 inches (21 cms x 15 cms). 112 black and white half-tone photographs, printed both sides, of places throughout Algeria as listed in the two index pages shown here. In near-immaculate condition, stapled, in original brown wrappers.

This work was issued in Berlin in 1942 by Abteilung fur Kriegskarten und Vermessungswesen (Department for War Maps and Surveying), and was intended Nur fur den Dienstgebrauch! (For official use only) by the Generalstab des Heeres (German General Staff).

In the early years of WW2, Algeria, along with Morocco, was controlled by the pro-Nazi Petain French regime. The Allies captured Algeria during the North African campaign that began in November of 1942 with landings near Oran and Algiers as part of Operation Torch.

Item reference RS-1905.

Price: £60 (GB pounds sterling) plus postage and insurance as below
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