14 F A M I L Y R E S E A R C H L I N K S
Map Links (see also our Maps page)
Map showing deportation routes, deportation settlements, army locations, cemeteries, refugee camps
This useful map is overlaid with many Osady, routes of the deportations, deportation settlements, cemeteries and key army and refugee locations in the Middle East, India and Africa, etc.
Please let us know if you have any other locations that should be added to this map.
Maps of deportation settlements, army camps and refugee camps etc are located on our Maps page.
Mapy WIG is a fantastic site with a massive collection of detailed town and county maps.
Use the index on this page to identify the type of map required. It's 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.
Indexes to towns, villages and settlements
Kami.net has a very useful index of places in the Kresy
Słownik geograficzny Królestwa Polskiego is a 15 volume directory of places in the Polish Kingdom. It was published between 1880-1914 and contains pretty much every location in Greater Poland from that time. You can access the index here:
Use Google or Bing Maps
You can search these sites using Polish names. The satellite view shows fields and buildings. It can be worth trying both Google and Bing, as each indicates different details and different satellite images.
This Eötvös University site has 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 Union maps - for locating places of deportation
A full range of Russian language Soviet maps from the 1960s and 70s is available here. Just click on the location on the large scale map to load the detailed map.
English language USA military maps of the Soviet Union, are also available. An index sheet showing these maps is here and a list with the individual maps is here.