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Battlefield Maps

These are reproductions of three of the five maps published by Michelin in 1947 to commemorate the liberation of France. The text is in French and English.
Battle of Normandy
1944
Battle of Provence
1944

A detailed map of Normandy showing the main sites of the summer 1944 battle.  This map is an antique-feeling reproduction of a map originally published by Michelin in 1947.  The main map includes place names and features special icons denoting battle dates and parachute drops, as well as an inset sowing the broader movements of the forces.

The map shows all movements by French and American troops, and the dates of those advances. The original cartography includes all types roads, included those that were under construction - distances are also marked on roads. Castles, places of worship, ruins, and even sports facilities (!) are all clearly marked.

The overprint gives information on the Battle of Provence in August 1944.

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