Maps for: Belonging to the Nation:
Inclusion and Exclusion in the Polish-German Borderlands, 1939–1951
by John J. Kulczycki, Harvard University Press

Map of Poland's shifting borders 1937-1946
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German-occupied Poland 1940, map by Paul Mirocha

Poland and the recovered lands in1945, map by Paul Mirocha

These maps have a personal meaning for me. In drawing them out, I came to understand better the geography and history of where my family came from.

A good map is the only way to convey the complex geography of history, and give some hints about the people involved.

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