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Map of the Northwestern Front from March 21 to August 21, 1918. Despite the caption, the map shows primarily the German offensives against the British sector, Operations Michael and Georgette. From %i1%The War of the Nations Portfolio in Rotogravure Etchings%i0%.
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The above map shows the battleline when the German offensive of March 21, 1918 was launched, the furthest point reached in that advance, and the territory recovered up to August 21 by the Allies in Foch's counterattack of July 18.

Map of the Northwestern Front from March 21 to August 21, 1918. Despite the caption, the map shows primarily the German offensives against the British sector, Operations Michael and Georgette. From The War of the Nations Portfolio in Rotogravure Etchings. © Copyrighted 1919 by the New York Times Company

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The above map shows the battleline when the German offensive of March 21, 1918 was launched, the furthest point reached in that advance, and the territory recovered up to August 21 by the Allies in Foch's counterattack of July 18.

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Using the Map Library

Open the folder of Available Maps, below, to see the list of maps. Open the folder for an individual map to see the available views of the map including different resolutions, details, insets, etc.

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Sources

The maps are from period publications, maps, magazines, books, and, many of them, postcards. Some are hand drawn.