Battlefield Maps - Western Front
This section of the website reproduces large-scale maps categorised by battlefront covering the key battles and offensives fought from 1914-18.
Specifically, this page contains maps illustrating the course of the war fought on the Western Front.
The sidebar to the right lists each map category available within the section. Click here to view an introduction to the map series.
Three versions of each map are available - standard, large and very large. Generally standard files possess a resolution of 800x600 (approx. 70KB); large files 1600x1200 (approx. 140KB) and very large files 4000x3000 (approx. 550KB).
Click here to view a collection of maps produced within various publications while the war was still underway.
A 'corkscrew' was a metal post for supporting a wire entanglement, with a twisted base enabling it to be screwed into the ground, removing the need for a hammer, the use of which could attract enemy fire.
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