Wednesday, February 7, 2018

European political maps from 1950's

I was going through the boxes in my cupboard and stumbled upon my dad's school books. One of them, geography, had this fascinating map;

A European political map - from the mid-1950's, you'll notice Germany (pre-East/West split), Jugoslavia, and some east-European states (Latvia, Lithuania, Ukraine, Estonia, etc.) absorbed into Russia.