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In this documentary, in the form of a satellite map, you can zoom in on the World War II battlefields on the Western Front from April of 1940 to April of 1945. The Blue locations are the German offensive while the Red locations are allied offensive. The battlefield locations and coordinates were provided by Wikipedia’s List of World War II Battles on the Western Front. Each battle is in chronological date order. Included in this map are the Battle of Dunkirk, D-Day at Normandy, the Battle of Britain Day, the Battle of Berlin, and the Battle for Brest, the Battle for Metz, Operation Clipper, and the Battle of the Bulge. Each location is linked to a Wikipedia page of the battle that describes the strategy, tactics, success, failures and the outcome.

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WWII WWII battle sites WWII battles Western Front interactive map map 3D map educational self-learning individual learning

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GeoJSON


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http://climateviewer.org/layers/MRM/Conquerors-and-Wars/WWII-Battles-The-Western-Front.geojson


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George Stiller, MyReadingMapped™

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