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Railroad and occupied territory map of western and central Europe, northern Africa, and Turkey. A German postcard map postdating the taking of Riga  on the Baltic Sea on September 3, 1917. The inset shows the Western Front and French-occupied territory in Alsace, then German Elsass.
Text:
Von uns besetzt 603000 qkm.
Vom Feind besetzt 14000 qkm.
Gebiet der Seesperre
Festungen
Eisenbahnen
Neutraler Schiffsweg
Unser Front im Westen.
We occupy 603,000 square kilometers.
The enemy occupies 14,000 square kilometers.
Area of blockade
fortresses
railways
neutral shipping route
Our front in the West.
Reverse:
Europa im Weltkrieg.
(Zugelassen vom Ministerium des Innern.)
No. 15. Druck u. Verlag v. Felix Grosser, Dresden-A.1.
Europe in the World War.
(Approved by the Ministry of the Interior.)
No. 15. Printing and Publishing bu Felix Grosser, Dresden A.1.

Railroad and occupied territory map of western and central Europe, northern Africa, and Turkey. A German postcard map postdating the taking of Riga on the Baltic Sea on September 3, 1917. The inset shows the Western Front and French-occupied territory in Alsace, then German Elsass.

Image text

Von uns besetzt 603000 qkm.

Vom Feind besetzt 14000 qkm.

Gebiet der Seesperre



Festungen

Eisenbahnen

Neutraler Schiffsweg

Unser Front im Westen.



We occupy 603,000 square kilometers.

The enemy occupies 14,000 square kilometers.

Area of blockade

fortresses

railways

neutral shipping route

Our front in the West.



Reverse:

Europa im Weltkrieg.

(Zugelassen vom Ministerium des Innern.)

No. 15. Druck u. Verlag v. Felix Grosser, Dresden-A.1.



Europe in the World War.

(Approved by the Ministry of the Interior.)

No. 15. Printing and Publishing bu Felix Grosser, Dresden A.1.

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