Project

Title
World War II Military Situation Maps  
Geographic Area
Europe  
Organization
Library of Congress  

Descriptive Information

Url
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/maps/wwii/  
Status
Complete  
Publisher
Allied Forces. Army Group, 12th. Engineer Section.  
Metadata Compiled
Yes  
Metadata Format
MARC  
Num Items
416  
Scale
varies  
Years
1944 - 1945
Description
The World War II Military Situation Maps contains maps showing troop positions beginning on June 6, 1944 to July 26, 1945. Starting with the D-Day Invasion, the maps give daily details on the military campaigns in Western Europe, showing the progress of the Allied Forces as they push towards Germany. Some of the sheets are accompanied by a declassified "G-3 Report" giving detailed information on troop positions for the period 3 Mar. 1945-26 July 1945. These maps and reports were used by the commanders of the United States forces in their evaluation of the campaigns and for planning future strategies. The collection consists of 416 printed maps and 115 reports, the originals of which reside in the Library of Congress' Geography and Map Division.  

Technical Information

Download Available
Yes  
File Format (Original Scan)
TIFF  
File Format (Display)
JPEG2000  
Resolution
300 ppi  
Compression Ratio
20:1  
Image Management Software
 
Geo Referenced
Yes  
Rectified
Yes  
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Contact Information

Organization
Library of Congress  
Name
Colleen R. Cahill  
E-Mail
ccah@loc.gov  
Phone
202-707-8540