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Mapping the First World War: The Great War through maps from 1914-1918

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304 pages5 hours

Summary

Follow the conflict of the World War 1 from 1914-1918 through a unique collection of historical maps, expert commentary and photographs. Published in association and including mapping from the archives of the Imperial War Museums.

Ebook best viewed on a tablet.

Over 100 maps demonstrating how the Great War was fought around the world.

Types of maps featured:
• Small scale maps showing country boundaries and occupied territories
• Large-scale maps covering the key battles and offensives on all fronts of the war
• Trench maps showing detailed positions of the front line
• Maps from newspapers, battle planning and propaganda

Key offensives covered include:
• The Battles of the Marne and Ypres
• Tannenberg and the Eastern Front
• Verdun and the Somme
• The Gallipoli Campaign
• Battle of Jutland
• The Advances to Jerusalem, Damascus and Baghdad
• Vimy Ridge and Passchendaele
• German 1918 offensives and Allied counter-offensives
• Battle of Jutland

Along with the maps, key historical events are described, giving an illustrated history of the war from an expert historian.

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