A Guide to the Western Front - Map

A Guide to the Western Front is both an historical and tour guide map designed for those wishing to visit some of the First World War battlefields in France and Belgium or simply to know more about the causes, history and aftermath of the War. On the historical side is shown the movement of the Front between 1914 and 1918, detailed enlargements of the main battlefields of Ypres, the Somme, Verdun, Cambrai and Lys, together with a concise history of the war and photographs from that time. The tourist guide on the reverse provides enlarged road maps of the main battlefields with numbered roads and locations of memorials and the main military cemeteries. A small scale map is also provided indicating the various battlefield areas in relation to the main capital cities in North Western Europe. There is additional information and about 80 colour photographs of the memorials, cemeteries and sites of interest. Folded map, size 1120 x 890 mm.