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Liberation of the Western Europe: Day by day

Second World War Military Situation Maps 1944-1945

This section is dedicated to the events in the European Theater from the D-Day (Normandy Invasion on the 6th of June 1944) to May 1945.

Maps from the Library of Congress were used during the construction of this section. Original maps on the site of Library of Congress are in MrSID format and much bigger in size.

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June 1944
September 1944
December 1944
March 1945
July 1944
October 1944
January 1945
April 1945
August 1944
November 1944
February 1945
May 1945

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April 21, 1944 - Intelligence maps of Omaha Beach: East (Colleville-sur-Mer), West (Vierville-sur-Mer)

June 1944

Map 1. June 6, 1944 (D-Day for operation “Overlord”, the start of the battle of Normandy)

Map 2. June 7, 1944 (Normandy)

Map 3. June 8, 1944 (Normandy)

Map 4. June 9, 1944 (Normandy)

Map 5. June 10, 1944 (Normandy)

Map 6. June 11, 1944 (Normandy. Hitler directive forbidding any German retreat)

Map 7. June 12, 1944 (Normandy. First US Army captures Carentan)

Map 8. June 13, 1944 (Normandy. Second British Army held at Villers Bocage. First V-l flying bombs hit London and southern England)

Map 9. June 14, 1944 (Normandy)

Map 10. June 15, 1944 (Normandy)

Map 11. June 16, 1944 (Normandy. Hitler directive to reinforce Normandy)

Map 12. June 17, 1944 (Normandy. First US Army captures Barneville on the west coast of the Cotentin Peninsula. Hitler visits Rommel and von Rundstedt at Soissons)

Map 13. June 18, 1944 (Normandy)

Map 14. June 19, 1944 (Normandy. “The Great Storm”)

Map 15. June 20, 1944 (Normandy. “The Great Storm”)

Map 16. June 21, 1944 (Normandy. “The Great Storm”)

Map 17. June 22, 1944 (Normandy. “The Great Storm”)

Map 18. June 23, 1944 (Normandy)

Map 19. June 24, 1944 (Normandy)

Map 20. June 25, 1944 (Normandy. Operation “Dauntless” by XXX British Corps)

Map 21. June 26, 1944 (Normandy. Operation “Epsom” by VIII British Corps)

Map 22. June 27, 1944 (Normandy. Operation “Epsom” by VIII British Corps. The port of Cherbourg surrenders to VII US Corps)

Map 23. June 28, 1944 (Normandy. Operation “Epsom” by VIII British Corps. Generaloberst Friedrich Dollmann, commanding Seventh Army, commits suicide and is replaced by Oberstgruppenfuhrer Paul Hausser)

Map 24. June 29, 1944 (Normandy. Operation “Epsom” by VIII British Corps)

Map 25. June 30, 1944 (Normandy. Operation “Epsom” by VIII British Corps)

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July 1944

Map 26. July 1, 1944 (Normandy)

Map 27. July 2, 1944 (Normandy. Generalfeldmarschall Gerd von Rundstedt replaced at OB West by Generalfeldmarschall Gunther von Kluge)

Map 28. July 3, 1944 (Normandy. First US Army starts an offensive southwards towards St. Lo)

Map 29. July 4, 1944 (Normandy)

Map 30. July 5, 1944 (Normandy)

Map 31. July 6, 1944 (Normandy. General Leo Freiherr Geyr von Schweppenburg replaced at Panzer Group West by General Heinrich Eberbach)

Map 32. July 7, 1944 (Normandy. Operation “Charnwood” by I British Corps captures northern Caen)

Map 33. July 8, 1944 (Normandy. Operation “Charnwood” by I British Corps captures northern Caen)

Map 34. July 9, 1944 (Normandy)

Map 35. July 10, 1944 (Normandy. Operation “Jupiter” by VIII British Corps. Montgomery directive on the breakout into Brittany)

Map 36. July 11, 1944 (Normandy)

Map 37. July 12, 1944 (Normandy)

Map 38. July 13, 1944 (Normandy)

Map 39. July 14, 1944 (Normandy)

Map 40. July 15, 1944 (Normandy. Operation “Greenline” by XXX British Corps and XII British Corps)

Map 41. July 16, 1944 (Normandy)

Map 42. July 17, 1944 (Normandy. Generalfeldmarschall Erwin Rommel wounded and replaced at Army Group B by Generalfeldmarschall Gunther von Kluge, who also continues as Commander OB West)

Map 43. July 18, 1944 (Normandy. Operation “Goodwood” by VIII British Corps, II Canadian Corps and I British Corps captures the remainder of Caen)

Map 44. July 19, 1944 (Normandy. Operation “Goodwood” by VIII British Corps, II Canadian Corps and I British Corps captures the remainder of Caen. First US Army captures St. Lo)

Map 45. July 20, 1944 (Normandy. Operation “Goodwood” by VIII British Corps, II Canadian Corps and I British Corps captures the remainder of Caen. The “Bomb Plot” attempt to assassinate Hitler)

Map 46. July 21, 1944 (Normandy)

Map 47. July 22, 1944 (Normandy)

Map 48. July 23, 1944 (Normandy. First Canadian Army becomes operational)

Map 49. July 24, 1944 (Normandy. “False start” for Operation “Cobra” by VII US Corps)

Map 50. July 25, 1944 (Normandy. Operation “Cobra” by VII US Corps breaks out of the Bocage. Operation “Spring” by II Canadian Corps)

Map 51. July 26, 1944 (Normandy. Operation “Cobra” by VII US Corps breaks out of the Bocage)

Map 52. July 27, 1944 (Normandy. Operation “Cobra” by VII US Corps breaks out of the Bocage)

Map 53. July 28, 1944 (Normandy. Operation “Cobra” by VII US Corps breaks out of the Bocage)

Map 54. July 29, 1944 (Normandy)

Map 55. July 30, 1944 (Normandy. Operation “Bluecoat” by Second British Army. First US Army captures Avranches)

Map 56. July 31, 1944 (Normandy)

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August 1944

Map 57. August 1, 1944 (Normandy. 12th Army Group and Third US Army become operational)

Map 58. August 2, 1944 (Normandy)

Map 59. August 3, 1944 (Normandy. Hitler directive for defending Normandy by counter-stroke)

Map 60. August 4, 1944 (Normandy)

Map 61. August 5, 1944 (Normandy. Panzer Group West renamed Fifth Panzer Army)

Map 62. August 6, 1944 (Normandy. Montgomery directive for a deep encirclement of Army Group B. Operation “Luttich” by XLVII Panzer Corps, the Mortain counter-attack)

Map 63. August 7, 1944 (Normandy. Operation “Luttich” by XLVII Panzer Corps, the Mortain counter-attack)

Map 64. August 8, 1944 (Normandy. Operation “Luttich” by XLVII Panzer Corps, the Mortain counter-attack. Operation “Totalize” by First Canadian Army. Bradley turns XV US Corps north for the “short hook” encirclement)

Map 65. August 9, 1944 (Normandy. Operation “Totalize” by First Canadian Army. Bradley turns XV US Corps north for the “short hook” encirclement. Hitler directive ordering the creation of Panzer Group Eberbach, while XLVII Panzer Corps holds its position. Oberstgruppenfuhrer “Sepp” Dietrich takes temporary command of Fifth Panzer Army)

Map 66. August 10, 1944 (Normandy. Operation “Totalize” by First Canadian Army. Bradley turns XV US Corps north for the “short hook” encirclement)

Map 67. August 11, 1944 (Normandy. Operation “Totalize” by First Canadian Army. Bradley turns XV US Corps north for the “short hook” encirclement)

Map 68. August 12, 1944 (Normandy. XV US Corps captures Argentan)

Map 69. August 13, 1944 (Normandy)

Map 70. August 14, 1944 (Normandy. Operation “Tractable” by First Canadian Army)

Map 71. August 15, 1944 (Normandy. Operation “Tractable” by First Canadian Army. Operation “Dragoon”, the Allied amphibious landing in the south of France)

Map 72. August 16, 1944 (Normandy. Operation “Tractable” by First Canadian Army. Hitler agrees to a withdrawal of Seventh Army)

Map 73. August 17, 1944 (Normandy. Operation “Tractable” by First Canadian Army. First Canadian Army captures Falaise)

Map 74. August 18, 1944 (Normandy. Generalfeldmarschall Gunther von Kluge replaced at OB West and Army Group B by Generalfeldmarschall Walther Model, and commits suicide)

Map 75. August 19, 1944 (Normandy. Third US Army starts to cross the River Seine)

Map 76. August 20, 1944 (Normandy. Falaise pocket closed by First Canadian Army and First US Army. Oberstgruppenfuhrer Paul Hausser injured. General Heinrich Eberbach takes temporary command of Seventh Army)

Map 77. August 21, 1944 (Normandy)

Map 78. August 22, 1944 (Normandy. Falaise pocket wiped out)

Map 79. August 23, 1944 (Normandy)

Map 80. August 24, 1944 (Normandy)

Map 81. August 25, 1944 (2 French Armoured Division liberates Paris. End of the battle of Normandy)

Map 82. August 26, 1944

Map 83. August 27, 1944

Map 84. August 28, 1944

Map 85. August 29, 1944 (Third US Army crosses the River Marne)

Map 86. August 30, 1944 (Third US Army crosses the River Meuse)

Map 87. August 31, 1944

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September 1944

Map 88. September 1, 1944 (General Eisenhower takes command of SHAEF ground forces from Montgomery, who is promoted to Field Marshal)

Map 89. September 2, 1944

Map 90. September 3, 1944 (Second British Army liberates Brussels)

Map 91. September 4, 1944 (Second British Army liberates Antwerp)

Map 92. September 5, 1944

Map 93. September 6, 1944

Map 94. September 7, 1944

Map 95. September 8, 1944

Map 96. September 9, 1944

Map 97. September 10, 1944

Map 98. September 11, 1944 (The first Allied ground forces enter Germany)

Map 99. September 12, 1944

Map 100. September 13, 1944

Map 101. September 14, 1944

Map 102. September 15, 1944

Map 103. September 16, 1944

Map 104. September 17, 1944

Map 105. September 18, 1944

Map 106. September 19, 1944

Map 107. September 20, 1944

Map 108. September 21, 1944

Map 109. September 22, 1944

Map 110. September 23, 1944

Map 111. September 24, 1944

Map 112. September 25, 1944

Map 113. September 26, 1944

Map 114. September 27, 1944

Map 115. September 28, 1944

Map 116. September 29, 1944

Map 117. September 30, 1944

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October 1944

Map 118. October 1, 1944

Map 119. October 2, 1944

Map 120. October 3, 1944

Map 121. October 4, 1944

Map 122. October 5, 1944

Map 123. October 6, 1944

Map 124. October 7, 1944

Map 125. October 8, 1944

Map 126. October 9, 1944

Map 127. October 10, 1944

Map 128. October 11, 1944

Map 129. October 12, 1944

Map 130. October 13, 1944

Map 131. October 14, 1944

Map 132. October 15, 1944

Map 133. October 16, 1944

Map 134. October 17, 1944

Map 135. October 18, 1944

Map 136. October 19, 1944

Map 137. October 20, 1944

Map 138. October 21, 1944

Map 139. October 22, 1944

Map 140. October 23, 1944

Map 141. October 24, 1944

Map 142. October 25, 1944

Map 143. October 26, 1944

Map 144. October 27, 1944

Map 145. October 28, 1944

Map 146. October 29, 1944

Map 147. October 30, 1944

Map 148. October 31, 1944

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November 1944

Map 149. November 1, 1944

Map 150. November 2, 1944

Map 151. November 3, 1944

Map 152. November 4, 1944

Map 153. November 5, 1944

Map 154. November 6, 1944

Map 155. November 7, 1944

Map 156. November 8, 1944

Map 157. November 9, 1944

Map 158. November 10, 1944

Map 159. November 11, 1944

Map 160. November 12, 1944

Map 161. November 13, 1944

Map 162. November 14, 1944

Map 163. November 15, 1944

Map 164. November 16, 1944

Map 165. November 17, 1944

Map 166. November 18, 1944

Map 167. November 19, 1944

Map 168. November 20, 1944

Map 169. November 21, 1944

Map 170. November 22, 1944

Map 171. November 23, 1944

Map 172. November 24, 1944

Map 173. November 25, 1944

Map 174. November 26, 1944

Map 175. November 27, 1944

Map 176. November 28, 1944

Map 177. November 29, 1944

Map 178. November 30, 1944

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December 1944

Map 179. December 1, 1944

Map 180. December 2, 1944

Map 181. December 3, 1944

Map 182. December 4, 1944

Map 183. December 5, 1944

Map 184. December 6, 1944

Map 185. December 7, 1944

Map 186. December 8, 1944

Map 187. December 9, 1944

Map 188. December 10, 1944

Map 189. December 11, 1944

Map 190. December 12, 1944

Map 191. December 13, 1944

Map 192. December 14, 1944

Map 193. December 15, 1944

Map 194. December 16, 1944 (Ardennes)

Map 195. December 17, 1944 (Ardennes)

Map 196. December 18, 1944 (Ardennes)

Map 197. December 19, 1944 (Ardennes)

Map 198. December 20, 1944 (Ardennes)

Map 199. December 21, 1944 (Ardennes)

Map 200. December 22, 1944 (Ardennes)

Map 201. December 23, 1944 (Ardennes)

Map 202. December 24, 1944 (Ardennes)

Map 203. December 25, 1944 (Ardennes)

Map 204. December 26, 1944 (Ardennes)

Map 205. December 27, 1944 (Ardennes)

Map 206. December 28, 1944 (Ardennes)

Map 207. December 29, 1944 (Ardennes)

Map 208. December 30, 1944 (Ardennes)

Map 209. December 31, 1944 (Ardennes)

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January 1945

Map 210. January 1, 1945 (Ardennes)

Map 211. January 2, 1945 (Ardennes)

Map 212. January 3, 1945 (Ardennes)

Map 213. January 4, 1945 (Ardennes)

Map 214. January 5, 1945 (Ardennes)

Map 215. January 6, 1945 (Ardennes)

Map 216. January 7, 1945 (Ardennes)

Map 217. January 8, 1945 (Ardennes)

Map 218. January 9, 1945 (Ardennes)

Map 219. January 10, 1945 (Ardennes)

Map 220. January 11, 1945 (Ardennes)

Map 221. January 12, 1945 (Ardennes)

Map 222. January 13, 1945 (Ardennes)

Map 223. January 14, 1945 (Ardennes)

Map 224. January 15, 1945 (Ardennes)

Map 225. January 16, 1945

Map 226. January 17, 1945

Map 227. January 18, 1945

Map 228. January 19, 1945

Map 229. January 20, 1945

Map 230. January 21, 1945

Map 231. January 22, 1945

Map 232. January 23, 1945

Map 233. January 24, 1945

Map 234. January 25, 1945

Map 235. January 26, 1945

Map 236. January 27, 1945

Map 237. January 28, 1945

Map 238. January 29, 1945

Map 239. January 30, 1945

Map 240. January 31, 1945

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February 1945

Map 241. February 1, 1945

Map 242. February 2, 1945

Map 243. February 3, 1945

Map 244. February 4, 1945

Map 245. February 5, 1945

Map 246. February 6, 1945

Map 247. February 7, 1945

Map 248. February 8, 1945

Map 249. February 9, 1945

Map 250. February 10, 1945

Map 251. February 11, 1945

Map 252. February 12, 1945

Map 253. February 13, 1945

Map 254. February 14, 1945

Map 255. February 15, 1945

Map 256. February 16, 1945

Map 257. February 17, 1945

Map 258. February 18, 1945

Map 259. February 19, 1945

Map 260. February 20, 1945

Map 261. February 21, 1945

Map 262. February 22, 1945

Map 263. February 23, 1945

Map 264. February 24, 1945

Map 265. February 25, 1945

Map 266. February 26, 1945

Map 267. February 27, 1945

Map 268. February 28, 1945

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March 1945

Map 269. March 1, 1945

Map 270. March 2, 1945

Map 271. March 3, 1945

Map 272. March 4, 1945

Map 273. March 5, 1945

Map 274. March 6, 1945

Map 275. March 7, 1945

Map 276. March 8, 1945

Map 277. March 9, 1945

Map 278. March 10, 1945

Map 279. March 11, 1945

Map 280. March 12, 1945

Map 281. March 13, 1945

Map 282. March 14, 1945

Map 283. March 15, 1945

Map 284. March 16, 1945

Map 285. March 17, 1945

Map 286. March 18, 1945

Map 287. March 19, 1945

Map 288. March 20, 1945

Map 289. March 21, 1945

Map 290. March 22, 1945

Map 291. March 23, 1945

Map 292. March 24, 1945

Map 293. March 25, 1945

Map 294. March 26, 1945

Map 295. March 27, 1945

Map 296. March 28, 1945

Map 297. March 29, 1945

Map 298. March 30, 1945

Map 299. March 31, 1945

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April 1945

Map 300. April 1, 1945

Map 301. April 2, 1945

Map 302. April 3, 1945

Map 303. April 4, 1945

Map 304. April 5, 1945

Map 305. April 6, 1945

Map 306. April 7, 1945

Map 307. April 8, 1945

Map 308. April 9, 1945

Map 309. April 10, 1945

Map 310. April 11, 1945

Map 311. April 12, 1945

Map 312. April 13, 1945

Map 313. April 14, 1945

Map 314. April 15, 1945

Map 315. April 16, 1945

Map 316. April 17, 1945

Map 317. April 18, 1945

Map 318. April 19, 1945

Map 319. April 20, 1945

Map 320. April 21, 1945

Map 321. April 22, 1945

Map 322. April 23, 1945

Map 323. April 24, 1945

Map 324. April 25, 1945

Map 325. April 26, 1945

Map 326. April 27, 1945

Map 327. April 28, 1945

Map 328. April 29, 1945

Map 329. April 30, 1945

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May 1945

Map 330. May 1, 1945

Map 331. May 2, 1945

Map 332. May 3, 1945

Map 333. May 4, 1945

Map 334. May 5, 1945

Map 335. May 6, 1945

Map 336. May 7, 1945

Map 337. May 8, 1945 (V-E Day, the unconditional surrender of Germany)

Map 338. May 9, 1945

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