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Postcard map of the Western Front. By the time the card was mailed on November 26, 1914, trench warfare had begun, with trenches stretching from a corner of Belgium on the English Channel, across northern France to the Swiss border.
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Uebersichtskarte vom westlichen Kriegsschauplatz (Overview map of the Western Front)
Message dated, November 25, field postmark November 26, 1914 to a soldier in the 15th Army Corps

Postcard map of the Western Front. By the time the card was mailed on November 26, 1914, trench warfare had begun, with trenches stretching from a corner of Belgium on the English Channel, across northern France to the Swiss border.

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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.

Open an individual view in a different tab or window to keep the Available Map folder expanded. Open a map directly in the Map Library page to see the back of the map, if available.

Sources

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