Military maps

Germany : Town plans : GSGS 4480

Books of German town centres, 1944.

Berlin, 1937/1944
Town plan of Berlin : 1:25,000 : GSGS 4480 : First Edition.
Coloured map in four sheets, 28" by 38" including an enlargement of the city centre on sheet 2. Plus photocopy of 'Berlin : Key to streets on G.S.G.S. 4480'.

Shows railways, stations, underground, tram, and bus routes.

Copied from a German Map dated 1937.
Reproduced by Co. "C" 660th Engineers, U.S. Army.
Published by War Office 1944. 10,000-9-44 SPC.

One sheet has a very small loss of information, otherwise all sheets are in excellent condition, £150.

Berlin, 1945
Town plan of Berlin : 1:20,000 : GSGS 4480 : Third Edition
Set of five sheets lacking sheet 5 (1:12,500 enlargement of city centre).
Published by War Office 1944. 3rd Edition 1945.
Base map grey, through roads red, water blue, woods green, important buildings numbered and indexed in German on reverse.
Sheet 1 NW 15,500/4/45 SPC
Sheet 2 NE 15,500/3/45 SPC
Sheet 3 SW 5/Jul/45/16. M.R.S./1197/1662
Sheet 4 SE 15,500/4/45 SPC
Sheet 5 not present
Basically sound and clean, with neat repairs on reverse, some small tears, scuffed edges and some light grubby areas.
All mapped areas 35” wide by 28” , paper folded to roughly A4 size, £80.

Frankfurt, 1944
Town plan of Frankfurt-am-mair : 1:12,500 : GSGS 4480 : Second edition
Set of 3 sheets, lacking central sheet.
Published by War Office, 1944.
Base map grey, through roads red, water blue, woods green, important buildings numbered with key.
Mapped areas 19” wide by 25” high.
Good clean copies, neat repairs and some scruffy sheet edges, paper folded to roughly A4 size, £25 the pair.

Heidelberg, 1944
Town plan of Heidelberg : 1:11,500 : GSGS 4480 : First Edition
Published by War Office, 1944. 5,000/1/45 SPC.
Copied from a German map, Drafting and Reproduction by 654th Engineers, US Army, may 1944.
Base map grey, important buildings red, water blue, woods green, electric street car routes red.
Buildings named in German, with street index on reverse.
Mapped area 21” wide by 23” high.
On wet strength paper. Good clean copy folding to roughly A4 size, £28.

Karlsruhe, 1944
Town plan of Karlsruhe : 1:12,500 : GSGS 4480 : Second Edition
Published by War Office, 1944. 5,000/10/44. SPC.
Base map grey, important buildings black, water blue, woods green.
Buildings numbered and identified.
Mapped area 35” wide by 18” high.
Mapped area in good clean condition, slight damage to wide margins and dirty reverse. Paper folded to roughly A4 size, £25.

Leipzig, 1944.
Town plan of Leipzig. 1:12,500 : GSGS 4480. First [Edition]
Coloured map with main buildings in red. Street index on reverse.
Published by the War Office, 1944.
Copied from a German map.
Excellent condition, word 'Edition' torn from top right corner. Paper folding to roughly A4 size. £15

München, 1944
Town plan of München. 1:12,000. GSGS 4480, First Edition. 22"wide by 18" tall. Published by the War Office 1944. Coloured map with key to street names on reverse.

Folded map in nice bright condition, £18.

See also books of GSGS European town plans .

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