Maps: 1930 - 1939
During the inter-war period, Lithuanian mapmakers leveraged older German and Russian
topographical maps, using Lithuanian place-names.
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1200 Palanga            1201 Plunge                1202 Telsiai               1203 Luoke                 1204 Siauliai           1205 Radviliskis      1206 Pumpenai       1207 Kupiskis
1300 Klaipeda            1301 Rietavas             1302  Varniai            1303 Kelme                1304 Tytuvenai      1305 Grinkiskis        1306 Panevezys       1307 Subacius
1400 Nida                  1401 Katyciai              1402 Taurage N       1403 Erzvilkas          1404 Raseiniai         1405 Kedainiai         1406 Seta                   1407 Ukmerge
1501 Pagegai                1502 Taurage S        1503 Jurbarkas        1504 Veliuona         1505 Vilkija               1506 Jonava            1507 Sirvintos
1604 Sakiai             1605 Kaunas              1606 Kaisiadorys   1607 Zasliai
1704 Vilkaviskis      1705 Prienai             1706 Butrimonys   1707 Trakai              1708 Vilnius
1805 Simnas             1806 Alytus
From 1923 -1938 the Lithuanian government began an instrumental topographic
survey of Lithuanian territory. Maps at 1:100 000 were compiled for the whole territory
along with 92 sheets at 1:25000. Thumbnails on the right correspond to the map key
above. Also some
DETAIL images from the maps, below, out of sequence. (AK)
1606 Kaisiadorys Quadrant: DETAIL Ziezmariai
1400 Nida Quadrant: DETAIL Nida
1930's Russian topographical maps, based on 19th century maps:
1931 "LXXIV-A
GRODNO,"
1:42000,
based on an 1889 map.
1931 "HANUSZYSZKI"
(Onuskis), 1:25000.
1937 "N-35-A
VILNO,"
1:500000.
1938 "O-34-128
PRIEKULE,"
1:100000,
based on prior maps  
from 1875 onwards.
1939 "N-35-VII OSHMYANY," 1:200000. Also a DETAIL image. From www.mapywig.org
1930's Polish topographical maps, created by the Wojskowy(-kownego)
Instytut
(-u) Geograficzny(-nego) (WIG), Warszawa:
1930 WIG: "WILNO,"
1:300000.
1932 WIG: "MARJAMPOL,"
1:100000.
1932 WIG: "36 SUWALKI- KOWNO," 1:300000.
Also a
DETAIL image of the Rumsiskes area.
1934-35 "WILNO," in two sheets. Also a DETAIL image.
1935 WIG: "P29 S39
KAISIADORYS
(KOSZEDARY),"
1:100000.
1935 WIG: "P34 S37 GRODNO-
ZACHOD,"
1:100000.
1935 WIG: "27
WILKOMIERZ,"
1:300000.
1936 WIG:  "25
KLAJPEDA,"
1:100000.
1938 WIG: "26 SIAULIAI
(SZAWLE),"  
1:300000.
1938 WIG: "P32 S36
SUWALKI,"
1:100000.
1935 SPINDULIO" LIT, Kaunas: "LIETUVOS ZEMELAPIS." (AK)
1938 W. Cukrynski: "REPUBLIKA LITEWSKA," Nakladem Centrali Sprzedazy Map
"Koziej. Olszewski i Filipowicz, Warszawa.  
From www.mapywig.org
World War II:
1939:  Sept.    1: Germany invades Poland
           Sept. 17: USSR invades Poland
Pre-WWII: The French chocolate company Chocolat Pupier (founded in the 1860's and still available in France today)  created
collectible trading cards with the flags, maps, costumes and views of countries of the world -- including Poland and Lithuania:
(See also a trading card with a view of
"Kovno" at the "Views of Lithuania" page.)
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1932 Knauers Welt-Atlas: "Polen,
Baltikum and Ost. Tschecho-
slowakei,"
1:7000000. (AK)
1930 Steilers Handatlas:
"Estland - Lettland - Litauen,"
13.25 x 16.5 inches.
1:1500000. Published by
Gotha: Justus Perthes. Also a
DETAIL image. (AK)