"Europa - Wenschow Reliefkarte", Wenschow, Karl
Period: 1950 (circa)
Color: Printed Color
83.5 x 65 inches
212.1 x 165.1 cm
Fascinating wall map, mounted on linen; with original rollers and leather straps and center ribbon. German text. Map was the property of the Operational Division/ HQ-USAA-REUR and is stamped such. With political boundaries for the whole of Germany not separated into East and West divisions. Yugoslavia is shown with all the ethnic regions noted. The Regions of the Soviet Union are all shown. Extensive land & sea topography, cities with populations reflected in icons of varying sizes, including ruined cities, railroads, oil pipelines, sea currents, salt deposits, salt seas, deserts, canals, marshes, mountain passes and mountain tunnels. A fine army artifact from the early years of the Cold War.