Mapping The First World War: The Great War Through Maps From 1914

Hardcover | October 21, 2013

byPeter Chasseaud

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Follow the First World War from 1914 to 1918 through a unique collection of historical maps, expert commentary and photographs.

Published in association with Imperial War Museums and including previously unpublished mapping from their archives. 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 a plotted history of the war from an expert historian.

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    Follow the First World War from 1914 to 1918 through a unique collection of historical maps, expert commentary and photographs.Published in association with Imperial War Museums and including previously unpublished mapping from their archives. Over 100 maps demonstrating how the Great War was fought around the world.Types of maps featu...

    PETER CHASSEAUD is a historian of military cartography, a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, the founder of the Historical Military Mapping Group of the British Cartographic Society, a member of the Defence Surveyors' Association, the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) and author of definitive works on trench mapping and top...

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    Format:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 10.75 × 9.1 × 1.2 inPublished:October 21, 2013Publisher:Harpercollins (uk)Language:English

    The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

    ISBN - 10:0007522207

    ISBN - 13:9780007522200

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