The World War II Military Situation Map Collection provides over 400 maps and 115 reports that document troop positions in the European theater of battle between the years of 1944-1945. These materials document the plans of the American military leadership as they marched toward Germany and the situations they faced on the battlefield.
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- The Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945
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- Women Come to the Front
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