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Liberation of the Western Europe: Day by day (Second World War Military Situation Maps 1944-1945)

Atlas of The Second World War: Asia and the Pacific (Wayne, NJ: SquareOne Publishing Group, Inc., 1985)

Atlas of World War II (Richard Natkiel. NY: Barnes & Noble Books, 2000)

Atlas of D-Day and the Normandy Campaign (John Man. Viking. 1994)

Engineers of the Southwest Pacific, 1941-1945, vol. 1 (Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Office, 1947)

The Soviet-German War 1941-1945: Myths and Realities (David M. Glantz. Clemson, South Carolina, 2001)

Zhukov’s Greatest Defeat: The Red Army’s Epic Disaster in Operation Mars, 1942 (David M. Glantz. University Press of Kansas, 1999)

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Camp. 1: Normandy 1944
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Camp. 5: Ardennes 1944
Camp. 105: D-Day 1944 (3)
Camp. 16: Kursk 1943
Camp. 107: Poland 1939
Camp. 158: El Alamein 1942
Camp. 110: Peleliu 1944
Camp. 159: Berlin 1945
Camp. 24: Arnhem 1944
Camp. 112: D-Day 1944 (4)
Camp. 163: Leyte Gulf 1944
Camp. 30: Midway 1942
Camp. 165: Iraq 1941
Camp. 127: Dieppe 1942
Camp. 167: Moscow 1941
Camp. 175: Remagen 1945
Camp. 134: Cassino 1944
Camp. 73: "Compass" 1940
Camp. 136: Meiktila 1945
Camp. 74: Rhineland 1945
Camp. 75: Lorraine 1944
Camp. 139: Guam 1941 & 1944
Camp. 184: Stalingrad 1942
Camp. 77: Tarawa 1943
Camp. 143: Caen 1944
Camp. 80: Tobruk 1941
Camp. 189: Sevastopol 1942
Camp. 81: Iwo Jima 1945
Camp. 196: Gazala 1942
Camp. 88: "Cobra" 1944
Camp. 147: Crete 1941
Camp. 96: Okinawa 1945
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Atlas of The Second World War: Asia and the Pacific

(Wayne, NJ: SquareOne Publishing Group, Inc., 1985)

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European Theater (83 maps):

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Map 1. National Realignments from World War I (1919-1929)

Map 2. German Expansion (1936-1939)

Map 3. Campaign in Poland (1939)

Map 4. Campaign in Poland (31 August 1939)

Map 5. Campaign in Poland (1 September 1939)

Map 6. Campaign in Poland (1 - 14 September 1939)

Map 7. Campaign in Poland (1939)

Map 8. Campaign in Norway (9 April - May 1940)

Map 9. Campaign in the West (October 1939 - January 1940)

Map 10. Campaign in the West (1940)

Map 11. Campaign in the West (10 - 16 May 1940)

Map 12. Campaign in the West (16 - 21 May 1940)

Map 13. Campaign in the West (21 May - 4 June 1940)

Map 14. Campaign in the West (4 June - 12 June 1940)

Map 15. Campaign in the West (13 - 25 June 1940)

Map 16. Russo-Finnish War (December 1939 - January 1940)

Map 17. Campaign in the Balkans (April 1941)

Map 18. Campaign in the Balkans (20 May 1941)

Map 19. German Invasion (22 June - 25 August 1941)

Map 20. German Invasion (26 August - 5 December 1941)

Map 21. Soviet Winter Offensive (6 December 1941 - 7 May 1942)

Map 22. German Summer Offensive (7 May - 23 July 1942)

Map 23. German Summer Offensive (24 July - 18 November 1942)

Map 24. Soviet Winter Offensive (19 November - 12 December 1942)

Map 25. Soviet Winter Offensive (13 December 1942 - 18 February 1943)

Map 26. Soviet Winter Offensive (19 February - 18 March 1943)

Map 27. German Summer Offensive (4 July - 1 August 1943)

Map 28. Soviet Offensives (17 July - 1 December 1943)

Map 29. Soviet Offensives (2 December 1943 - 30 April 1944)

Map 30. Soviet Offensives (22 June - 19 August 1944)

Map 31. Soviet Offensives (19 August - 31 December 1944)

Map 32. Soviet Offensives (12 January - 30 March 1945)

Map 33. Operations in Egypt and Libya

Map 34. Operations in Egypt and Libya (13 September 1940 - 15 June 1941)

Map 35. Operations in Egypt and Libya (18 November 1941 - 7 July 1942)

Map 36. Operations in Egypt and Libya (26 - 27 May 1942)

Map 37. Operations in Egypt and Libya (12 - 13 June 1942)

Map 38. Campaign in Northwest Africa (8 November 1942 - February 1943)

Map 39. Campaign in Northwest Africa (11 - 17 November 1942)

Map 40. Campaign in Northwest Africa (17 November 1942 - 14 February 1943)

Map 41. Campaign in Northwest Africa (14 - 22 February 1943)

Map 42. Campaign in Northwest Africa (26 February - 3 May 1943)

Map 43. Geography and Coalitions, Europe and the Middle East

Map 44. Geography and Coalitions, Pacific and the Far East

Map 45. Campaign in Sicily (10 July 1943)

Map 46. Campaign in Sicily (11 July - 17 August 1943)

Map 47. Allied Invasion of Italy and Initial Advances (25 September 1943)

Map 48. Allied Invasion of Italy and Initial Advances ( 17 January - 11 May 1944)

Map 49. Operations at Anzio and Cassino (17 January - 19 February 1944)

Map 50. Operations at Anzio and Cassino (18 - 30 May 1944)

Map 51. Allied Offensives in Italy (5 June - 31 December 1944)

Map 52. Allied Offensives in Italy (1 - 20 April 1944)

Map 53. OVERLORD Plan for Invasion of France (6 June 1944)

Map 54. Allied Landing in Normandy and Beachhead Expansion (6 June 1944)

Map 55. Allied Landing in Normandy and Beachhead Expansion (6 - 12 June 1944)

Map 56. Allied Landing in Normandy and Beachhead Expansion, VII Corps D-Day Operations (6 June 1944)

Map 57. Allied Landing in Normandy and Beachhead Expansion, V Corps D-Day Operations (6 June 1944)

Map 58. Allied Landing in Normandy and Beachhead Expansion (13 - 20 June 1944)

Map 59. Allied Landing in Normandy and Beachhead Expansion (1 - 24 July 1944)

Map 60. Allied Gains in Europe (1944)

Map 61. Campaign in Northern France (24 - 25 July 1944)

Map 62. Campaign in Northern France (25 - 29 July 1944)

Map 63. Campaign in Northern France (25 - 31 July 1944)

Map 64. Campaign in Northern France (1 - 13 August 1944)

Map 65. Campaign in Northern France (14 - 25 August 1944)

Map 66. Campaign in Northern France (26 August - 14 September 1944)

Map 67. Campaign in Southern France (15 - 28 August 1944)

Map 68. Allied Operations Against the West Wall (15 September - 15 December 1944)

Map 69. Allied Operations Against the West Wall (15 September - 7 November 1944)

Map 70. Allied Operations Against the West Wall (8 November - 15 December 1944)

Map 71. Allied Operations Against the West Wall (15 December 1944)

Map 72. German Ardennes Counter-Offensive (16 - 25 December 1944)

Map 73. German Ardennes Counter-Offensive (16 January 1945)

Map 74. German Ardennes Counter-Offensive (7 February 1945)

Map 75. German Ardennes Counter-Offensive (16 December 1944 - 9 February 1945)

Map 76. The Rhineland Campaign (8 February - 10 March 1945)

Map 77. The Rhineland Campaign (8 February - 21 March 1945)

Map 78. Allied Gains in Europe (15 December 1944 - 7 May 1945)

Map 79. Allied Advances (22 - 28 March 1945)

Map 80. Allied Advances (29 March - 4 April 1945)

Map 81. Allied Advances (5 - 18 April 1945)

Map 82. Allied Advances (19 April - 7 May 1945)

Map 83. Allied Occupation Zones (1945)

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Pacific Theater (52 maps):

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Map 1. The Far East and the Pacific, 1941

Map 2. Imperial Powers in the Far East, 1939

Map 3. China, 1941

Map 4. Plans and Forces at the Beginning of the War, 1941

Map 5. Plans and Forces at the Beginning of the War, December 1941

Map 6. General Outline of Centrifugal Offensive, December 1941

Map 7. Centrifugal Offensive, Malaya

Map 8. Centrifugal Offensive, The Philippines

Map 9. Centrifugal Offensive, The Philippines

Map 10. Centrifugal Offensive, East Indies

Map 11. Centrifugal Offensive, Burma

Map 12. Centrifugal Offensive, Southwest Pacific

Map 13. Operation of Aircraft Carrier Forces, 7 December 1941 - 18 April 1942

Map 14. Operation of Aircraft Carrier Forces, 7 December 1941 - 12 March 1942

Map 15. Battles of Coral Sea and Midway, 1942

Map 16. Allied Theater Organization, 2 July 1942

Map 17. Guadalcanal Campaign, 1942

Map 18. Papuan Campaign, 1942

Map 19. Papuan Campaign, 1942

Map 20. CARTWHEEL Operations, 30 June 1943 - 26 April 1944

Map 21. CARTWHEEL Operations, 1943 - 1944

Map 22. Allied Strategic Concept, 1943

Map 23. Allied Invasion of Gilberts, 1943

Map 24. Allied Invasion of Marshalls, 1944

Map 25. Allied seizure of Marianas and New Guinea, 22 April - 19 June 1944

Map 26. Allied seizure of Marianas and New Guinea, 21 July - 8 August 1944

Map 27. Allied seizure of Marianas and New Guinea, 30 July - 22 September 1944

Map 28. Allied seizure of Marianas and New Guinea, 1944

Map 29. Invasion of Leyte, 17 - 25 October 1944

Map 30. Invasion of Leyte, 17 October - 30 December 1944

Map 31. The Luzon Campaign, 13 December 1944 - 24 January 1945

Map 32. The Luzon Campaign, 9 January 1945

Map 33. The Luzon Campaign, 9 January - 4 February 1945

Map 34. The Luzon Campaign, 3 February - 20 July 1945

Map 35. Liberation of Southern Philippines, 1945

Map 36. China, 1920 - 1950

Map 37. Japanese Territory Seized Prior to July 1937 and Major Drives in 1937

Map 38. Japanese Advances, 1938 - 1939

Map 39. Allied Theater Organization, 30 March - 6 August 1942

Map 40. Allied Lines of Communication, 1942 - 1943

Map 41. Allied Third Burma Campaign, October 1943 - May 1944

Map 42. Allied Third Burma Campaign, June 1944 - May 1945

Map 43. Japanese Operation ICHIGO, April - December 1944

Map 44. Allied Third Burma Campaign, April - May 1945

Map 45. Japanese Operation ICHIGO, 1945

Map 46. Summary of Allied Campaigns, February, 1945

Map 47. Invasion of Iwo Jima and Okinawa, 1945

Map 48. Invasion of Iwo Jima and Okinawa, 1 April 1945

Map 49. Invasion of Iwo Jima and Okinawa, 9 April - 30 June 1945

Map 50. Allied Plan for the Invasion of Japan

Map 51. Bombing of Japanese Cities

Map 52. Areas Under Allied and Japanese Control, August 1945

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Atlas of World War II

(Richard Natkiel. NY: Barnes & Noble Books, 2000)

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Index (p.190)

Blitzkrieg (p.10)

Map 1. Germany’s expansion by August 1939 (p.12)

Map 2. Detail showing the recently annexed Rhineland and Sudetenland (p.12)

Map 3. The Nazi thrust into Poland, early September 1939 (p.14)

Map 4. Russia counterattacks, mid to late September 1939 (p.14)

Map 5. The partition of Poland as agreed by Germany and Russia (p.14)

Map 6. The Reich expands to the north and east (p.16)

Map 7. German forces forge through Denmark and make six simultaneous landings in Norway (p.16)

Map 8. Belgium - German and Allied plans. Thrust and counterthrust at the Belgian border (p.18)

Map 9. Belgium - disposition of forces in 1939. The forces of the Reich mass at the Siegfried Line (p.19)

Map 10. German forces pour into the Low Countries (p.20)

Map 11. The Panzer thrust to the Meuse (p.21)

Map 12. Germany expands westwards to the Channel coast (p.22)

Map 13. Belgium - overrun. The Allied front line contracts as France and Belgium are overrun (p.22)

Map 14. Belgium - overrun. The Allies prepare to evacuate as Germans advance (p.23)

Map 15. France divided under Nazi and Vichy rule (p.23)

Map 16. German vacillation and the spirited defense of Calais gave the Allies time to evacuate from Dunkirk (p.24)

Map 17. The German sweep southwards through France that resulted in the 22 June armistice. Note Italian incursions from the southeast (p.25)

Map 18. The stage is set for the Battle of Britain, 1940 (p.27)

Map 19. Yugoslavia falls in the face of pressure from Germany, Hungary and Italy, April 1941 (p.29)

Map 20. Italian attacks and Greek counteroffensives, winter 1940-41 (p.30)

Map 21. The British evacuate the Greek mainland as Axis forces thrust southwards (p.31)

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The War in Northern Waters (p.32)

Map 22. Battle of the Atlantic, September 1939 - May 1940 (p.34)

Map 23. Battle of the Atlantic, June 1940 - March 1941 (p.35)

Map 24. Battle of the Atlantic, April 1941 - December 1941 (p.36)

Map 25. Battle of the Atlantic, January 1942 - July 1942 (p.37)

Map 26. Battle of the Atlantic. Charting the Bismarck’s course to destruction, May 1941 (p.38)

Map 27. Arctic convoys. The loss of Allied convoy PQ-17 in July 1942 proved a grievous blow to morale. Almost two-thirds of the ships involved failed to reach their destination, Archangel, and thousands of tons of urgently needed materiel were lost (p.39)

Map 28. Battle of the Atlantic, August 1942 - May 1943 (p.40)

Map 29. Battle of the Atlantic, June 1943 - May 1945 (p.41)

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The Desert War and the Mediterranean (p.42)

Map 30. Rommel enters Egypt (p.44)

Map 31. The Allies isolated at Tobruk (p.44)

Map 32. The Germans press eastwards through Libya into Egypt (p.45)

Map 33. Rommel advances eastwards, pushing the Eighth Army back toward Gazala and Tobruk (p.46)

Map 34. The Allied stand on 26 May, with fortified keeps (shaded) scattered along the minefield (bold line) (p.46)

Map 35. Breakout from the Cauldron (p.47)

Map 36. The perimeter defenses are breached, and the fall of Tobruk is less than 12 hours away (p.48)

Map 37. The successful night attack on the Italian fleet in Taranto on 11 November 1940 mounted by 21 Swordfish torpedo-bombers from HMS Illustrious (p.49)

Map 38. A second blow was dealt to Italian naval might at Cape Matapan on 28 March 1941 (p.49)

Map 39. The hazardous passage to Malta (p.52)

Map 40. The German tanks advance, with Italian support (p.54)

Map 41. The Allied retreat along the Mediterranean coast to El Alamein (p.54)

Map 42. The first Battle of El Alamein (p.55)

Map 43. Alam Haifa. The Axis attack on Alam Halfa failed to achieve its objectives (p.57)

Map 44. The attack plan for corridors to be driven through Axis minefields to provide safe passage for Allied tanks (p.58)

Map 45. The second battle saw the Eighth Army repel Axis attacks (p.59)

Map 46. The Operation “Torch” landings (p.60)

Map 47. The Allied push into Tunisia (p.61)

Map 48. The Eighth Army’s attempt to progress up Tunisia’s east coast was delayed at Wadi Akarit (p.62)

Map 49. The Eighth Army’s progress in the wake of El Alamein (p.62-63)

Map 50. The Allied conquest of Tunisia. Bizerta and Tunis fell on 7 May (p.63)

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Soviet Ambitions Betrayed (p.64)

Map 51. The Russians breach Finland’s Mannerheim Line in February 1940 (p.66)

Map 52. Earlier Soviet penetration in the north and east from November 1939 had met effective Finnish resistance (p.67)

Map 53. The initial German thrusts to Moscow and Kiev (p.68)

Map 54. A northern attack was later added to the original two-pronged assault plan (p.68)

Map 55. Hitler finally identified Leningrad as the prime target, and it was this plan of attack that was selected (p.68)

Map 56. The Eastern Front from the Baltic to the Black Sea, showing the relative strength and dispositions of the two protagonists (p.69)

Map 57. The frontline moves progressively eastwards as German pressure forces Russia to yield (p.71)

Map 58. With German assistance, the Finns established a front line to the east of their 1939 border (p.72)

Map 59. Supply routes to the besieged city of Leningrad (p.73)

Map 60. The German Army Group South pushes to capture the Ukraine, but is forced to withdraw to the Mius River (p.74)

Map 61. The German assault on Moscow (p.75)

Map 62. The Red Army launches its counteroffensive (p.76)

Map 63. Russian territory regained by the end of April 1942 (p.77)

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The Course of Global Conflict: 1939-45 (p.78)

Map 64. European boundaries before and after Versailles (p.81)

Map 65. Axis expansion in the late 1930s (p.82)

Map 66. German and Italian territorial gains in 1939 and 1940 (p.83)

Map 67. 1942 saw the high tidemark of German expansion. Allied landings in North Africa combined with the Soviet counteroffensive on the Eastern Front were to turn the tide and sound the death-knell for Hitler’s territorial aspirations (p.84)

Map 68. Japan’s sphere of influence and activity, December 1941 (p.86)

Map 69. Japan’s surprise attack at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on 7 December 1941 raised the curtain on nine months of feverish expansion in the Pacific-yet the scale of this empire-building was destined to sap her strength (p.88-89)

Map 70. Japan’s empire-building was finally curtailed as a two-pronged Allied offensive from the east and southwest forced a retreat (p.90-91)

Map 71. The contraction of Hitler’s Germany (p.92)

Map 72. Final defeat of Hitler’s Germany (p.93)

Map 73. The reversal of Japanese supremacy in the Pacific was confirmed be the Allies’ recapture of the Philippines in early 1945. Defeat was then only a matter of months away (p.94-95)

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The Japanese Juggernaut (p.96)

Map 74. Japan’s occupied territories (p.98-99)

Map 75. The Pearl Harbor attacks in detail (p.99)

Map 76. The Japanese conquest of Malaya, completed in January 1942 (p.101)

Map 77. Singapore falls in February (p.101)

Map 78. The Japanese take Hong Kong on Christmas Day 1941 (p.102)

Map 79. Hong Kong and the surrounding area (p.102)

Map 80. The Japanese conquest of Bataan, completed in April 1942 (p.103)

Map 81. Bataan Peninsula. The last US forces to hold out on Corregidor Island, south of Bataan, were finally neutralized on the morning of 6 May (p.103)

Map 82. Japanese landings on Luzon, December 1941 (p.104)

Map 83. Japan captures the East Indies piecemeal, 1942 (p.106)

Map 84. The invasion of Burma was accomplished with little Allied resistance (p.107)

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The Italian Campaign (p.108)

Map 85. Sicily falls to the Allies, 1943 (p.110)

Map 86. The main Allied landing in Italy was undertaken at Salerno by Clark’s US Fifth Army (p.111)

Map 87. A diversionary attack at Reggio di Calabria by the British Eighth Army preceded the main attack, while a third landing was made at Taranto in the east (p.111)

Map 88. The Germans were less prepared to yield than their former allies, finally establishing the Gustav Line as 1943 ended (p.113)

Map 89. Initial Allied attempts to break the Gustav Line at Cassino in early 1944 met with failure (p.114)

Map 90. The second Allied offensive on the Gustav Line was somewhat more successful than its predecessor, pushing the Germans to the Fuhrer-Senger line (p.115)

Map 91. Anzio landings. The intention of the Anzio operation was to cut German communications by landing behind their front line (p.117)

Map 92. Anzio landings. The Allies on the road to Rome (p.117)

Map 93. Anzio landings. The unsuccessful Anzio landing on 22 January 1944, which left both sides in a siege position (p.118)

Map 94. Breaking the Gothic Line, the final German defense in Italy (p.119)

Map 95. The Allies advance into Northern Italy (p.119)

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Ebb Tide in the Pacific (p.120)

Map 96. Coral Sea was the first naval battle fought without surface vessels sighting each other (p.122)

Map 97. The complex Japanese plan of attack at Midway involved no less than eight task forces (p.123)

Map 98. The battle took place north of Midway and ended in decisive defeat for the Japanese (p.123)

Map 99. Occupying the Solomons was a lengthy process that took the Allies over a year to complete (p.124-125)

Map 100. US landings on Guadalcanal and the resistance encountered (p.126)

Map 101. Japanese supply ships and their escorts met US Task Force 67 near Tassafaronga on 30 November 1942 in one of the many naval actions off Guadalcanal. On this occasion, the Japanese emerged on top (p.126)

Map 102. US landings on New Guinea (p.127)

Map 103. The opposing fleets rendezvous (p.128)

Map 104. The course of the battle on 19-20 June 1944 (p.128)

Map 105. The land battles for Leyte saw superior US forces emerge triumphant (p.130)

Map 106. The sea actions comprising the Battle of Leyte Gulf resulted in a US victory despite the involvement of three separate Japanese forces (p.131)

Map 107. The capture of Luzon (p.132)

Map 108. Iwo Jima, a small island with immense strategic significance (p.133)

Map 109. The invasion of Okinawa was seen as the dress rehearsal for a similar action against the Japanese home islands (p.134)

Map 110. The Japanese homeland and (inset) the radius of US bomber operations over it (p.136-137)

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Retaking Burma: The Forgotten War (p.138)

Map 111. Arakan battles. The Allied route southwards along fair-weather tracks was hampered by enemy action (p.140)

Map 112. Arakan battles. 5 and 7 Indian Divisions reunite after being isolated by a Japanese thrust (p.140)

Map 113. The Chindit operations in Burma in 1943 (p.142)

Map 114. Troop movements around Kohima (p.143)

Map 115. The unsuccessful Japanese siege of Imphal that ended in June (p.144)

Map 116. Operation “Extended Capital” took the Allies across the Chindwin and on to Mandalay (p.145)

Map 117. Control of Meiktila was to prove of crucial importance in the battle for Mandalay (p.146)

Map 118. China’s struggle to repel the Japanese invaders (p.147)

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Russia Finds Its Strength (p.148)

Map 119. The original German battle plan, with oilfields the main objective (p.150)

Map 120. Splitting the forces to strengthen the attack on Stalingrad proved a major error (p.150)

Map 121. The German advance southeastwards with armor and artillery (p.150)

Map 122. The German forces attack (p.152)

Map 123. Stalingrad’s position on the banks of the Volga enhanced its defensive capabilities (p.152)

Map 124. Manstein’s forces are repulsed (p.152)

Map 125. The German offensive against Kursk, launched on 5 July 1943 (p.154)

Map 126. By 20 July 1943 German forces were in full retreat (p.154)

Map 127. The scope of Soviet reoccupation at their western border (p.156)

Map 128. The eventual German withdrawal was made all the more inevitable by the removal of armor and personnel to the Italian Front (p.156)

Map 129. Supplies reached Leningrad in limited quantities through the so-called “Corridor of Death”(p.158)

Map 130. The earlier division of the Leningrad and Volkhov Fronts (p.158)

Map 131. Final relief of the siege was achieved early in 1944 (p.158)

Map 132. Soviet advances on a grand scale (p.161)

Map 133. The frontiers of German occupation are pushed back (p.162)

Map 134. Russian forces halt at the Oder prior to the final push to Berlin (p.163)

Map 135. The western boundaries of Soviet wartime expansion (p.164)

Map 136. The Allies drive into Czechoslovakia from all directions (p.164)

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Fortress Europe Overthrown (p.166)

Map 137. The ever-expanding operational range of US escort fighters ensured that yet more bombers would hit the target (p.168-169)

Map 138. Nearly three million men made up the army and supporting forces ready for invasion (p.170)

Map 139. The disposition of opposing German forces (p.171)

Map 140. The invasion beaches (p.172-173)

Map 141. Disposition of Allied bombardment vessels on D-Day (p.174)

Map 142. “Anvil”, “Overlord” and the British plan over which they prevailed (p.176)

Map 143. US troops drive the Germans from southern France (p.176)

Map 144. Avranches breakthrough. Patton’s Third Army pours through the Avranches Gap and sweeps south toward the Loire. Inset: Pursuit and defeat of German forces at the Atlantic coast (p.177)

Map 145. The escape route for the Fifth and Seventh German armies ended at Falaise (p.178)

Map 146. Reclaiming France and the Low Countries, summer 1944 (p.179)

Map 147. The Allies advance (p.180)

Map 148. The two tactical alternatives - a strong thrust (left) and the more cautious advance actually adopted (right) (p.180)

Map 149. Arnhem. Operation “Market Garden”, mounted against four key river bridges (p.181)

Map 150. Hitler’s plan to split the British and US forces by making for Antwerp (p.183)

Map 151. German breakthrough in Ardennes. The panzers break out into the Ardennes (p.182)

Map 152. Crossing the Rhine (p.185)

Map 153. The Allied drive into Germany halted at the Elbe (p.187)

Map 154. The partition of Berlin (p.188)

Map 155. Occupied Germany as it appeared at the war’s end (p.188)

Map 156. As Berlin falls, the war in Europe comes to an end (p.189)

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Atlas of D-Day and the Normandy Campaign

(John Man. Viking. 1994)

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Key to the Maps (p.8)

1. Overlord

Map 1. The Dunkirk Evacuation, May 1940 (p.9)

Map 2. Operation Sea Lion, 1940 (p.10/11)

Map 3. St. Nazaire Raid, March 1942 (p.12)

Map 4. Operation Jubilee, August 1942 (p.13)

Map 5. Bomber Command Targets in Europe (p.14)

Map 6. Troop Build-up for D-Day (p.16)

Map 7. German Deployment, May -June 1944 (p.18)

Map 8. Invasion Coast and Radar Attacks, D-Day -20 (p.20)

Map 9. Interdiction Bombing, May - August 1944 (p.22)

Map 10. German Forces Deployment, 6 June 1944 (p.24/25)

Map 11. D-Day Assault Beaches, 6 June 1944 (p.28/29)

Map 12. German Beach Defences, May 1944 (p.30)

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2. Assault from the Air

Map 13. French Resistance Groups, Normandy 1944 (p.33)

Map 14. Routes for Airborne Divisions, 5-6 June 1944 (p.34)

Map 15. U.S. 82nd A/Div Drop Patterns, 6june 1944 (p.34/35)

Map 16. U.S. 101st A/Div Drop Patterns, 6 June 1944 (p.36/37)

Map 17. Sixth Airborne Division, 5-6 June 1944 (p.38)

Map 18. Pegasus Bridge (p.39)

Map 19. Operation Neptune (Naval) - D-Day (p.40/41)

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3. Walk-Over at Utah, Bloodshed at Omaha

Map 20. Operation Neptune (Convoy Routes) (p.42/43)

Map 21. Utah Beach Landings (p.45)

Map 22. Utah Beach (p.47)

Map 23. Utah Beach, 24.00 hours (p.49)

Map 24. Omaha Beach (p.50/51)

Map 25. Assault on Omaha Beach (p.52/53)

Map 26. Omaha Beach Cross Section (p.53)

Map 27. Omaha Beach, 24.00 hours (p.56/57)

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4. Gold, Juno, Sword: The Struggle for Footholds

Map 28. British Beaches, Initial Assault (p.58/59)

Map 29. Seaward Defences (p.60/61)

Map 30. British and Canadian Advances (Gold, Juno) (p.62/63)

Map 31. Sword Beach, 24.00 hours (p.67)

Map 32. British Beaches, 24.00 hours (p.70/71)

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5. Deadlock at Caen

Map 33. Allied Bridgeheads (p.72/73)

Map 34. The Allied Front, 10 June 1944 (p.74/75)

Map 35. The Allied Front, 13 June 1944 (p.76/77)

Map 36. Villers-Bocage, 12-15 June 1944 (p.78)

Map 37. Mulberry Harbor at Arromanches (p.84/85)

Map 38. The Great Storm, 20 June 1944 (p.86)

Map 39. American Mulberry Harbor at St-Laurent (p.86)

Map 40. Rear Maintenance Area, August 1944 (p.87)

Map 41. Capture of Cherbourg, 3-30 June 1944 (p.89)

Map 42. Operation Epsom, 24-30 June 1944 (p.90/91)

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6. Breakthrough, Break-Out

Map 43. The Allied Front, 17 June 194-1 (p.98)

Map 44. Advance and Capture of St-Lo. 24-30 July 1944 (p.101)

Map 45. The Allied Front, 30 June 1944 (p.100/101)

Map 46. Operation Charnwood, 7-9 July 1944 (p.102)

Map 47. Attacks in the Odon Valley, 10 July (p.103)

Map 48. Operation Goodwood, 18-21 July 1944 (p.105)

Map 49. The Pluto Pipeline (p.106)

Map 50. The Allied Front, 24 July 1944 (p.110/111)

Map 51. Operation Cobra, 25-31 July 1944 (p.113)

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7. Falaise: "A Sight that Pierced the Soul"

Map 52. The Allied Front, 31 July 1944 (p.116/117)

Map 53. Operation Bluecoat, 29 July - 6 August 1944 (p.119)

Map 54. Mortain Counterattack, 7-8 August 1944 (p.121)

Map 55. Operation Totalize. 7-11 August 1944 (p.122)

Map 56. Operation Tractable, 14 August 1944 (p.124)

Map 57. The Envelopment, 1-16 August 1944 (p.124/125)

Map 58. The American Breakout (p.125)

Map 59. The Falaise Pocket, 13-19 August 1944 (p.128/129)

Map 60. The Liberation of Paris, 14-25 August 1944 (p.134)

Map 61. Europe, 1 September 1944 (p.135)

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Appendices

Map 62. Military Cemeteries and Monuments (p.136)

Hierarchies (p.137)

Chronology (p.138)

Codenames (p.139)

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Engineers of the Southwest Pacific, 1941-1945, vol. 1

(Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Office, 1947)

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Map 1. Philippine Islands 1941 (p.4)

Map 2. General Map of Campaign on North Luzon and Bataan, 8 December 1941-9 April 1942 (p.12)

Map 3. Disposition, Bataan Defense Force, 6-16 January 1942 (p.16)

Map 4. Second Battle of Bataan, 15 March-9 April 1942 (p.22)

Map 5. Base Section Map of Australia (p.36)

Map 6. Southwest Pacific Theater of Operations, 26 July 1942 (p.38)

Map 7. Comparative Areas of the United States and the Southwest Pacific (p.40)

Map 8. Airfields, Northern Territory (p.46)

Map 9. Inland Ferry Route and Military Highway System (p.46)

Map 10. Oil Storage Installations under Construction in Australia, 1942 (p.54)

Map 11. Australia, Strategic Road Net, 1943 (p.56)

Map 12. Planned Japanese Attacks in Papua, 1942 (p.64)

Map 13. Orientation Map, Papua, 1942 (p.74)

Map 14. Original Japanese Landings, Milne Bay, 25 August 1942 (p.76)

Map 15. Principal U.S. Combat Engineer Operations Prior to the Attack on Buna, New Guinea, September-December 1942 (p.76)

Map 16. The Capture of Buna, 15 December 1942-3 January 1943 (p.80)

Map 17. Airfields, New Guinea Area, 1 August 1943 (p.84)

Map 18. Allied Offensive Plans, 1943-1944 (p.90)

Map 19. Nassau Bay-Salamaua Operations (p.102)

Map 20. Lae-Finschhafen Operations (p.106)

Map 21. Arawe-Cape Gloucester Operations (p.118)

Map 22. Saidor Operations (p.120)

Map 23. Principal Operations, 1 January 1943-2 January 1944 (p.120)

Map 24. Advance Area Airdromes, 31 January 1944 (p.122)

Map 25. Closing the First Allied Pincer, December 1943 (p.142)

Map 26. Admiralties, Plan of Battle (p.150)

Map 27. Orientation Map, Hollandia-Aitape Operations (p.156)

Map 28. Hollandia, Plan of Battle (p.158)

Map 29. Aitape, Plan of Battle (p.164)

Map 30. Wakde, Plan of Battle (p.174)

Map 31. Biak, Plan of Battle (p.178)

Map 32. Noemfoor, Plan of Battle (p.182)

Map 33. Sansapor, Plan of Battle (p.186)

Map 34. Morotai, Plan of Battle (p.188)

Map 35. Harbor Facilities, Advance Bases, 10 October 1944 (p.198)

Map 36. Advance Area Airdromes, 1 October 1944 (p.198)

Map 37. U.S. Army Oil Storage, Advance Bases, 1 October 1944 (p.198)

Map 38. Location Map, Engineer Depots and Dumps, 1 October 1944 (p.200)

Map 39. Leyte, Philippine Islands, The Sixth Army Plan (p.206)

Map 40. Leyte Operations, 20 October-2 November 1944 (p.208)

Map 41. Leyte Operations, 3 November-11 November 1944 (p.218)

Map 42. Tactical Airfield Construction, 1942-1943-1944 (p.226)

Map 43. Operations Map, Lingayen Gulf, Luzon, 9 January 1945 (p.228)

Map 44. Floating Bridge Installations, Lingayen to Manila, January-February 1945 (p.238)

Map 45. Borneo Landings, 1 May-1 July 1945 (p.290)

Map 46. Tarakan Operations, 1 May-21 June 1945 (p.292)

Map 47. North Borneo Operations, June-July 1945 (p.292)

Map 48. Balikpapan Operations, July 1945 (p.298)

Map 49. Airfield Locations, Okinawa, 31 December 1945 (p.306)

Map 50. U.S. Army Oil Storage, Philippine Islands and Borneo, 1 September 1945 (p.314)

Map 51. Harbor Facilities, Philippine Islands and Borneo, 31 August 1945 (p.314)

Map 52. Airfield Locations, Northern Philippines, 31 August 1945 (p.314)

Map 53. Airfield Locations, Southern Philippines and Borneo, 31 August 1945 (p.314)

Map 54. Location Map, U.S. Engineer Depots, 1 September 1945 (p.314)

Map 55. Planned Assault on Japan (p.318)

Map 56. Airfield Locations, Japan and Korea, 31 December 1945 (p.334)

Map 57. Philippine Campaign, 1944-1945 (Appendix V. p.347)

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The Soviet-German War 1941-1945: Myths and Realities

(David M. Glantz. Clemson, South Carolina, 2001)

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Map 1. The Summer-Fall Campaign of 1941, 22 June - December 1941 (p.18)

Map 2. The Winter Campaign of 1941-42, December 1941 - April 1942 (p.29)

Map 3. The Summer-Fall Campaign of 1942, May-October 1942 (p.37)

Map 4. The Winter Campaign of 1942-43, November 1942 - March 1943 (p.47)

Map 5. The Summer-Fall Campaign of 1943, June - December 1943 (p.59)

Map 6. The Winter Campaign of 1943-44, December 1943 - April 1944 (p.68)

Map 7. The Summer-Fall Campaign of 1944, June-October 1944 (p.78)

Map 8. The Winter Campaign of 1945, to April 1945 (p.88)

Map 9. The Berlin Operation, 16 April - 8 May 1945 (p.97)

Map 10. The Prague Operation, 6-11 May 1945 (p.100)

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Zhukov’s Greatest Defeat: The Red Army’s Epic Disaster in Operation Mars, 1942

(David M. Glantz. University Press of Kansas, 1999)

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Map 1. The Summer-Fall Campaign, May to October 1942 (p.7)

Map 2. Soviet Strategic Offensive Plan, 26 September 1942 (p.21)

Map 3. Operations Mars and Jupiter: the Rzhev-Sychevka Operation, 25 November to December 1942 (p.23)

Map 4. Dispositions on 24 November 1942: the Sychevka Sector (p.50)

Map 5. Dispositions on 24 November 1942: the Belyi Sector (p.56)

Map 6. Dispositions on 24 November 1942: the Luchesa River Sector (p.61)

Map 7. Dispositions on 24 November 1942: the Molodoi Tud Sector (p.67)

Map 8. Situation from 25 to 27 November 1942: the Sychevka Sector (p.78)

Map 9. Situation on 28 November 1942: the Sychevka Sector (p.103)

Map 10. Situation from 26 to 27 November 1942: the Belyi Sector (p.118)

Map 11. Situation from 28 to 30 November 1942: the Belyi Sector (p.135)

Map 12. Situation from 25 to 30 November 1942: the Luchesa River Sector (p.142)

Map 13. Situation from 25 to 27 November 1942: the Molodoi Tud Sector (p.152)

Map 14. Situation from 29 November to 5 December 1942: the Molodoi Tud Sector (p.161)

Map 15. Situation from 29 November to 1 December 1942: the Sychevka Sector (p.181)

Map 16. Situation from 1 to 6 December 1942: the Belyi Sector (p.203)

Map 17. Situation from 1 to 11 December 1942: the Luchesa River Sector (p.210)

Map 18. Situation from 7 to 10 December 1942: the Belyi Sector (p.236)

Map 19. Situation from 11 to 16 December 1942: the Belyi Sector (p.247)

Map 20. Situation from 2 to 10 December 1942: the Sychevka Sector (p.254)

Map 21. Situation from 11 to 14 December 1942: the Sychevka Sector (p.261)

Map 22. Situation from 7 to 23 December 1942: the Molodoi Tud Sector (p.268)

Map 23. Summary: Operation Mars (p.288)

Map 24. The Winter Campaign: November 1942 to March 1943 (p.311)

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