Catalogue description Sheet 162; scale 1:1 000 000; printed in France 1944, subsequently annotated in red ink...

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Details of OS 3/508/1
Reference: OS 3/508/1
Description:

Sheet 162; scale 1:1 000 000; printed in France 1944, subsequently annotated in red ink wash by British Forces to show daily war progress. Printed on reverse: 'Hitler Invasion Map of Southampton', from England and Wales German Series; Sheet 38; Porsmouth; legend in German; 'Special Edition for official [military] use only' ('Sonderausgabe! Nur f├╝rden Dienstgebrauch'); map used by German High Command for 9th Army during 'Operation Sealion'; taken from British mapping, 1/2 inch to 1 mile, reduced to 1:100 000

Date: 1941 Jan 01 - 1944 Dec 31
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description
Access conditions: Open on Transfer
Record opening date: 24 April 2008

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