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Posted on Jun 21, 2010 in War College

MAP OF THE MONTH – War in Europe 1939 – 1941

By Armchair General

An interactive map of World War II in Europe and North Africa during 1939, 1940 and the spring of 1941. Courtesy of The Map as History.

Armchair General has partnered with The Map as History, a company that produces outstanding animated maps with accompanying narration. Each month, a link to one of their animated maps will be featured on the ACG site.

This month’s map explores the opening moves of World War II in Europe and North Africa, the military campaigns there from 1939 through the spring of 1941.


Click on the map above to view animation.

To learn more about war between the nations of Europe 1939 – 1941, click on the titles of online articles below.

Churchill Takes Charge

Blueprint for Blitzkrieg

The Danes Resist

Interview with Rolf Hertenstein: A World War II Panzerman in Poland and France

When you’ve got a job to do, you do it: A Kiwi Officer in an Army of Volunteers

1 Comment

  1. Excellent resource well made