Lee and matthew yglesias on august 4 2014 one hundred years ago today on august 4 1914 german troops began pouring over the. 1914 outline map of europe.
The german fleet inflicted heavier losses on the british but their withdrawal from the engagement and failure to inflict a decisive defeat meant that britain s naval blockade against germany continued.
World war 1 battle maps. Sponsored links specifically this page contains maps illustrating the course of the war fought on the western front. All the major battlefields of the first world war ypres arras cambrai amiens st. Western front the schlieffen plan and the french plan.
The german high seas fleet hoped to weaken the royal navy by launching an ambush on the british grand fleet in the north sea. Animated battle maps from all over the world home europe asia africa america arab ancient ww 1 ww 2 modern faq contact animated battle maps of the world war 1. From the belgian coast across the fields of flanders over the valley of the somme and down the line to the argonne.
It was the only time that the british and german fleets of dreadnought battleships actually came to blows. This section of the website reproduces large scale maps categorised by battlefront covering the key battles and offensives fought from 1914 18. This collection was published as a short military history of world war.
The world in 1914. These world war i maps have been selected and compiled by alpha history authors. Campaign battle and location maps of the great war this section campaign maps to the great war courtesy of the department of history us military academy west point no.
40 maps that explain world war i by zack beauchamp timothy b. Ww1 world war one military map photos book battle trench eastern front 500 2 99 9 99 be the first to review ww1 world war one military map photos book battle trench eastern front 500 cancel reply. Mihiel are criss crossed in this book over more than thirty different routes each clearly shown on a michelin map.
Each map was originally produced by the department of art and military engineering at the u s. World war one map symbols. The battle of jutland 31 may 1 june 1916 was the largest naval battle of the first world war.
Military academy i e. Quentin mons le cateau reims verdun and st. This section of the website reproduces large scale maps covering the key battles and offensives on all fronts of the war from 1914 18.
The battle of jutland named after the jutland peninsula in denmark was the only large scale naval battle of world war one. West point in 1950. Maps appearing here are in the public domain or appear under creative commons licenses.