April 30, 2015

1940. Maps of the War So Far

MAIN AREAS OF WAR—THE WORLD BACKGROUND

The New York Times, March 3, 1940

These maps were printed in a rotogravure picture section in The New York Times in March 1940.

War Map of Europe (full resolution)

Where War May Spread (full resolution)

Western Fronts: On Sea and Land (full resolution)

Empires and Routes of Empire—Lands and Ship Lanes of the Allies (full resolution)

Before Hitler—GERMANY—Since Hitler (full resolution)