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Map Archive of Wojskowy Instytut Geograficzny 1919 – 1939

A fantastic site, providing access to a massive range of detailed town and county maps in Poland.
Use the index on the left hand side of this page to identify the type of map required. Its worth exploring this site as it has a great number of detailed maps of Kresy and other parts of Poland.
For example:

This index provides access to large scale maps. Just click on the area that you require a map for and you will be shown a list of available maps to download.

Eötvös University, Austo-Hungarian maps
A nice collection of old Austo-Hungarian maps from the 1880s. Find the location you require here (eg 42⁰, 50⁰ for Lwów).

and then go to the relevant page here for the detailed map (eg 42-50.jpg for Lwów).

Soviet military maps
Full range of maps of the old Soviet Union from the 1960s and 70s. Good for finding locations of the deportations. Just click on the location on the large scale map to load the detailed map.

Google Map

This map is overlaid with some of the routes of the deportations and key army and refugee locations in the Middle East, India and Africa. Please let us know if you have any other locations that should be added to this map.


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