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China: After Three Years of War (1940?)

Date: 1940?
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Reprinted from PM Monday, July 8, 1940 Includes a text China: After Three Years of War. Shows areas under Chinese, Japanese, or guerilla control. Legend shows control of forces; railroads; highways; navigable rivers.
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Corsica special strategic map 1st edition (1943)

Date: 1943
Creator: Army Map Service
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Projection: Lambert Conformal Conic
Scale: 1:500,000
Access: web
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out of copyright. 1 colour map, shows 4 classes of towns, 2 classes of towns and railroads. Elevation shown by spot heights and shading.
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Dated events map of world conquests : showing the Axis attempt at world conquest compared with the conquerors of the past and their empires (1944)

Date: 1944
Creator: Stanley Turner
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Scale: 1;27,000,000
Access: web
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Axis countries & countries they conquered; countries reconquered by the U.N.; naval bases; battles; notes on invasions etc.; population; insets: Persian Empire -- Empire of Alexander the Great -- Roman Empire -- Conquests of Islam -- Europe under Napoleon 1810 -- Asia under the Mongols. Includes various portraits; ads for tea and soup.
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Europe's wealth producing areas: map of industrial districts (1915)

Date: 1915
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Scale: ca. 1:3,168,000
Access: web
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out of copyright. 1 black-and-white map on double-page newsprint spread dated March 28, 1915, accompanying article about mining and manufacturing areas within the war zone of Europe. Shows locations of textile, leather, metalwork and machinery, shipbuilding, earthenware, papermaking and chemical industries, as well as iron mines, coal fields, railroads and shipping routes with distances in nautical miles. Full issue digitized by Library of Congress and accessible at link above.
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Invasion map (1940?)

Date: 1940?
Creator: National Home Monthly
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Scale: 1:3,168,000
Access: web
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Place names in Scotland, Engalnd, Denmark, Holland, Southern Norway, Southern Sweden, Germany, France, Switzerland, Northern Italy.
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Japan City Plans (1945)

Date: 1945
Creator: Army Map Service (AM), U.S. Army
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Scale: 1:12,500
Access: web
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Standard map series designation ; AMS L902. Insets: Index to adjoining sheets - coverage diagram - Index to boundaries; built up areas; bombed areas; streets (not named); 7 classes of railroads; 3 classes of boundaries; cultural detail; soundings in fathoms; vegetation; on verso: administrative unit names.
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NATO, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (195-?)

Date: 195-?
Creator: Unknown
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Scale: Not drawn to scale.
Access: Web
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Participating countries; NATO command structure.
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News of the world : War map of Europe and the adjacent fighting zones (1910?)

Date: 1910?
Creator: Johnson, Riddle & Co.
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Scale: 1:5,000,000
Access: web
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Relief shown by hachure relief; spot hts.; boundaries; place names ; distance between ports
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Rough Sketch of part of Western Asia (1835)

Date: 1835
Creator: Dale, Thomas Aquila
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Scale: 1:1,393,920
Access: web
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Map from the book http://go.utlib.ca/cat/553898 Campaigns of Osman sultans, chiefly in Western Asia : from Bāyezyd Ildirim to the death of Murad the Fourth (1389-1640) Shows place names, speculated routes of military campaigns, sites of conflicts, elevations shown by hatchures,
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Salisbury Plain Revised to April, 1939 (1940)

Date: 1940
Creator: Ordnance Survey of England and Wales
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Scale: 1:62,500
Access: Web
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Area covered is well-known to Canadian servicemen in two world wars, the scene of the first Canadian overseas camp in World War I. As can be seen from the map, issued in 1940, it was the scene of intense military activity in World War II.
This map is of special interest in that it shows many famous pre-historic and historic sites such as that of Stonehenge (m.r. 5662) and Old Sarum (m.r. 5752), and numerous tumuli, the pre-historic burial mounds of the early Britons. The ancient cathedral city of Salisbury is in the lower part of the map. This map covers one of the most interesting and historical areas of the British Isles.
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Seaborne trade ([1924])

Date: [1924]
Creator: Historical Section of the Committee of Imperial Defence
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out of copyright. Series of 9 sheets with black-and-white maps of maritime trade routes, some with red overprint. Accompanies text Seaborne trade by Charles Ernest Fayle, D581 .F38 (catalogue record linked below).

1. The world on Mercator's projection, showing principal trade routes
2. North Sea and Baltic Sea, showing early minefields in North Sea
3. North Atlantic, showing North American and Caribbean trade routes
4. Oriental trade routes
5. South American trade route, showing points of attack
6a. Gulf of Aden, showing capture of City of Winchester by Knigsberg, Aug 6 1914
6b. Vicinity of Canaries, showing captures by Kaiser Wilhelm der Grsse, Aug. 15-16 1914
6c. Pacific Coast of North America, showing capture of Elsinore by Leipzig, Sep. 11 1914
6d. Gulf of Guayaquil, showing capture of Bankfields by Leipzig, Sep. 25 1914
7. Bay of Bengal and part of Indian Ocean, showing captures by Emden, September 10-October 30, 1914
8. Vicinity of Cape San Roque, showing captures by Karlsruhe, Dresden and Kronprinz Wilhelm, Aug. 15, to Oct. 27, 1914
9. Mid Atlantic, showing captures by Kronprinz Wilhelm and Prinz Eitel Friedrich

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The battle front in Flanders (1917)

Date: 1917
Creator: George Philip & Son.
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Scale: 1:125,000
Access: Web
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Added author: National and English Review.
Battle front lines; spot hts. & hachures; roads;railroads; bldgs.
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The Daily Telegraph war map of the Russian war areas ([1916?])

Date: [1916?]
Creator: Gross, Alexander, 1879-1958
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Scale: [ca. 1:1,700,000]
Access: Web
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Series title: War map / Daily Telegraph ; no. 17
Added author: Daily Telegraph (London)
Title from cover; spot hts.; roads; railroads; place names.
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The dismemberment of Western Russia (1918)

Date: 1918
Creator: George Philip & Son.
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Scale: 1:4,500,000
Access: Web
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2 classes of boundaries; 7 classes of ethnic groups; railroads.
Added author: National and English Review
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The German offensive on the north Russian front (1917)

Date: 1917
Creator: George Philip & Son.
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Scale: 1:1,500,000
Access: Web
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Battle front lines; railroads; roads.
Added author: National and English Review
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The intervention of the Allies in Siberia (1918)

Date: 1918
Creator: George Philip & Son.
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Scale: [ca. 1:7,000,000]
Access: Web
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Added author: National and English Review Shows the far east and southern Siberia; railroads; sea routes; inset: Siberian railway & connections.
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The Italian front (1917)

Date: 1917
Creator: George Philip & Son.
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Scale: 1:1,000,000
Access: web
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Relief by colour & spot hts.; roads & railroads; battle front; inset: The Isonzo Front.
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The Prussian Octopus (1740-1915)

Date: 1740-1915
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Scale: 1:5000000
Access: web
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Pictorial representation of Prussia reaching out to seize neighbouring territories from 1740 to 1915.
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The Russian offensive in Volhynia & Galicia (1916)

Date: 1916
Creator: George Philip & Son.
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Scale: 1;1,000,000
Access: Web
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Added author: National and English Review. Battle front June 4th; limit of advance Aug. 24th; railways; roads.
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The seat of war on the Austro-Italian frontier (1915)

Date: 1915
Creator: Edward Stanford Ltd.
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Scale: 1:1,140,000
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Place names; roads; railroads.
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The Telegram's war map of Europe ([1940])

Date: [1940]
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Scale: ca. 1:11,500,000
Access: web
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out of copyright. 1 black-and-white map showing independent nations and areas under British, French and German control, with reprints of newspaper articles from 1938-39 contextualizing the borders represented on the map.
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The theatre of war in the Baltic (1915)

Date: 1915
Creator: Edward Stanford Ltd.
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Scale: 1:3,220,177
Access: web
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Place names; railroads; extract from Stanford's library map of Europe; supplement to National Review, Sept. 1915.
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The [1918] Italian front (1918)

Date: 1918
Creator: George Philip & Son.
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Scale: 1:633,000
Access: web
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Relief by hypsometric tints & spot hts.; railways & roads; battle front Dec. 18, 1917.
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Tourist map of Dartmoor (1937?)

Date: 1937?
Creator: Great Britain. Ordnance Survey.
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Scale: 1:63,360
Access: Web
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Relief by contours and spot heights. Shows 6classes of roads; railroads; wooded areas; hydrographic detail; cultural detail.
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W.H. Smith & Son (1882?)

Date: 1882?
Creator: Bartholomew, John
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Scale: 1:5,000,000
Access: web
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Relief by hachures; shipping distances; place names;
insets: Port Saïd - Suez - Alexandria and environs - Enlarged map of Lower Egypt and Suez Canal

12 pages of text on verso: The crisis in Egypt : Its Origins and progressive Events to the Bombardment of Alexandria
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War map of Europe and Near East (1915?)

Date: 1915?
Creator: Unknown
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Scale: 1:12,672,000
Access: Web
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Shows blockade control ports; naval bases; westwall; oil fields; pipelines; boundaries; lithographed by Blue Prints Limited; on verso: Map of war area; inset: Africa.
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Western Theatre of War (1915)

Date: 1915
Creator: Geographical Section General Staff
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Scale: 1:1,000,000
Access: web
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Showing international boundaries; 2 classes of roads; 2 classes of railroads; place names; spot heights; rivers & canals.
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[Australia war maps] (1942)

Date: 1942
Creator: Toronto Daily Star/Chicago Sun
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Scale: varies
Access: web
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out of copyright. 5 black-and-white maps on 1 sheet of newsprint dated February 19, 1942, titled Australia's New Bastion at Darwin Feels Shocks of First Japanese Blows. Maps show regional geography of Australia and Southeast Asia, Japanese military movements, comparison of scale to Canada, elevation in perspective, and locations of strategic resources.
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[Bruxelles] (191-?)

Date: 191-?
Creator: Librairie Étrangère
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Scale: 1:12,500
Access: Web
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Streets & major bldgs. named; railways; on verso [La centre ville].
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[The Third Battle of Krithia] (1915-1916)

Date: 1915-1916
Creator: Ordnance Survey/Historical Section [of the Committee of Imperial Defence] (Military Branch)
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Access: web
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out of copyright. Series of 6 maps showing Allied and Ottoman movements during the Third Battle of Krithia in 1915-16.

Map 1: Objectives for the Third Battle of Krithia
Map 2: Helles, Artillery Communications, June 1915
Map 3: Suvla & Anzac
Map 4: Suvla Base, Plan of Works
Map 5: Suvla & Anzac, the Opposing Trenches, December 1915
Map 6: Helles, the Opposing Trenches, January 1916
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