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.