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Verdun A

Groupe des canevas de tir.
Format
Online; Map
Description
1 map : col. ; 100 x 66 cm. on sheet 107 x 76 cm.
Variant title
Ligne avancee des tranchées franc̦aises à la date du 12 Aout 1918
Edition
28e edition /
Tirage du 12 Aout 1918. Date de la 27e. edition: 24 juin 1918.
Mathematical info
Scale 1:20,000;
Lambert projection.
Published
[Paris : Groupe de canevas de tir], 1918.
Notes
Relief shown by contour lines and spot heights.
"Ligne avancee des tranchées franc̦aises à la date du 12 Aout 1918" printed in red over the imprint of the Base Printing Plant 29th Engineers, 1918 in lower right margin.
Trench positions overprinted in red on a topographic base map (Sheet 199) of the area to the northwest of Verdun, which does not actually appear on the map. The trench line runs just south of Boureuilles and Vauquois, north of Avocourt and south of Malancourt.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: From the Joseph P. Ast World War I papers, MSS 13905-a.
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