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The Great War: A Combat History of the First World War


by Peter Hart

Nautical chart of the Kiel Fjord on the Baltic Sea, leading to Kiel, one of the home ports of the German Baltic Fleet. Just north of Kiel is the entrance to the Kaiser Wilhelm Canal, which crosses the Jutland Peninsula in the state of Schleswig-Holstein, and carries traffic to the mouth of the River Elbe on the North Sea.
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Seekarte der Kieler Föhrde (nautical chart of the Kiel Fjord, Holstein, Kiel itself, and the towns of Laboe and Friedrichsort (and its lighthouse) at the mouth of the fjord.
Someone has annotated the town of Lutterbek.
Reverse:
Field postmarked Laboe, July 5, 1915, 2. Kompagnie I. Seewehr-Abteilung (Company 2, Coast Guard Department???
Verlag v. Franz Heinrich, Laboe-Kiel. Nachdruck verboten 1911. Mit Genehmigung der nautischen Abteilung des Reichs-Marine-Amtes, Berlin (Published by Franz Heinrich, Laboe, Kiel. Reproduction prohibited 1911. With the approval of the Nautical Department of the Reich Naval Office in Berlin)

Nautical chart of the Kiel Fjord on the Baltic Sea, leading to Kiel, one of the home ports of the German Baltic Fleet. Just north of Kiel is the entrance to the Kaiser Wilhelm Canal, which crosses the Jutland Peninsula in the state of Schleswig-Holstein, and carries traffic to the mouth of the River Elbe on the North Sea.

The Great War: A Combat History of the First World War by Peter Hart

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 2013

Copyright: Peter Hart 2013

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