Atlas of World War I

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World War I
Atlas of World War I

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Global maps

WWI.png Map with the Participants in World War I:

Pre-war Situation

Map Europe alliances 1914-fr.svg Europe 1914
World1914.jpg European colonies 1914

Course of the War

The world

World War I 1914 08 04.png The world August 1914
World War I 1918 05.png The world May 1918

Western Front

Schlieffen Plan.jpg The Schlieffen Plan
Battle of Frontiers - Map.jpg Battle of the Frontiers, August 1914
Battle of the Marne - Map.jpg First Battle of the Marne, 5-9 September 1914
Race to the Sea 1914.png Race to the Sea, September to October 1914
Western front 1914.jpg Stabilized front line, October 1914
Western front 1915-16.jpg Western front 1915 and 1916
Verdun and Vincinity - Map.jpg Battle of Verdun, February to December 1916
Jutland1916.jpg Battle of Jutland, 31 May - 1 June 1916
Worldwari map13 largerview.jpg Battle of the Somme, July to November 1916
Western Front 1917.jpg German retreat to the Hindenburg Line, Battle of Arras (1917), Second Battle of the Aisne, January to May 1917
Western front 1918 german.jpg German Spring Offensive, March to July 1918
Western front 1918 allied.jpg Allied Hundred Days Offensive, 25 September to 11 November 1918 (Armistice with Germany (Compiègne))

Eastern Front

EasternFront1914a.jpg August to September 1914
Tannenberg3008.jpg Battle of Tannenberg (1914), August 1914
EasternFront1914b.jpg October to Winter 1914
Ostfront 18021915.jpg Second Battle of the Masurian Lakes, February 1915
EasternFront1915b.jpg Gorlice-Tarnów Offensive and Russian retreat, May to Winter 1915
EasternFront1916a.jpg March 1916
EasternFront1916b.jpg Brusilov Offensive, June to September 1916
EasternFront1917.jpg 1917
Consecuencias del Tratado de Brest-Litovsk.svg Armistice line, December 1917, and territory occupied by the Central Powers until the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk, 3 March 1918

Balkans Front

Battle of Cer.jpg Battle of Cer, August 1914
Battle of Kolubara.jpg Battle of Kolubara, November to December 1914
Serbia-WW1-3.jpg Collapse of Serbia and Salonika Front, October to December 1915
Serbia-WW1-4.jpg Salonika Front, December 1915 to 1916

Italian Front

Italian Front 1915-1917.jpg Battles of the Isonzo, June 1915 to September 1917
Battle of Caporetto.jpg Battle of Caporetto, October to November 1917
Battle of Vittorio Veneto.jpg Battle of Vittorio Veneto, October to 3 November 1918 (Armistice of villa Giusti)

Romanian Front

Romania-WW1-1.jpg Romanian advance, August to September 1916
Romania-WW1-2.jpg Central Powers counteroffensive to 25 October 1916
Romania-WW1-3.jpg Defeat of Romania, November 1916 to January 1917

Mesopotamian campaign

Meso-WW1-1.jpg Battle of Basra (1914), December 1914
Meso-WW1-2.jpg January to July 1915
Meso-WW1-3.jpg July to November 1915
Meso-WW1-4.jpg First Battle of Kut, September 1915
Meso-WW1-5.jpg Second Battle of Kut, February 1916

Dardanelles campaign

Gallipoli1915.jpg Attempted forcing of the Dardanelles and Gallipoli landings, February to April 1915

Sinai and Palestine campaign

Sinai-WW1-1.jpg Canal defences and First Battle of Gaza, 1916 to 26 March 1917
Palestine-WW1-2.jpg Operations, Fall of 1917
Maps 57 palestine megiddo (1600).jpg Battle of Megiddo, September 1918

Caucasus campaign

Russian-Caucas-Front-1916.jpg Caucasus front in 1916

African theatre

Germany clains in africa 1917.jpg German claims in Africa, according to Germany's Future," published in Berlin (1917)
Ger claims Prof Delbruck 1917.jpg German claims in Africa, according to professor Delbruck (1917)
Südwestafrika 1915.jpg South-West African campaign, 1915

Aftermath

FinnishCivilWarMapBegin.svg Independence of ► Finland and Finnish Civil War, 1918
PBW March 1919.png Recreation of ► Poland and Polish-Soviet War
[[|border|251x400px]] Creation of Yugoslavia, 1918
Duitsland1914-1923.png Territorial losses of ► Germany under the Treaty of Versailles, 28 June 1919
  1. Northern Schleswig to ► Denmark
  2. West Prussia and Province of Posen to ► Poland
  3. Free City of Danzig
  4. Memel Territory under international control
  5. Parts of Upper Silesia to ► Poland
  6. Hlučín Region to ► Czechoslovakia
  7. Alsace-Lorraine to ► France
  8. Eupen-Malmedy to ► Belgium
Österreich-Ungarns Ende.png Breakup of Austria-Hungary under the Treaty of Saint-Germain-en-Laye (1919), 10 September 1919, and Treaty of Trianon, 4 June 1920
Bulgaria after Treatry of Neuilly-sur-Seine.png Territorial losses of ► Bulgaria under the Treaty of Neuilly-sur-Seine, 27 November 1919
TreatyOfSevres.png Partitioning of the Ottoman Empire under the Treaty of Sèvres, 10 August 1920
[[|border|251x400px]] Democratic Republic of Armenia between 1919 and 1920
Karta över de europeiska delarna av Sovjetunionen på 1920-talet.jpg ► the Soviet Union (western part) after its creation, December 1922
Turkey-Greece-Bulgaria on Treaty of Lausanne.png Modern ► Turkey after the Turkish War of Independence, 1919-1923, and the Treaty of Lausanne, 24 July 1923
League of Nations mandate Middle East and Africa.png
League of Nations mandates
League of Nations mandate Pacific.png
Map Europe 1923-en.svg Europe 1923

Notes and references

General remarks:

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  • The status of various entities is disputed. See the content for the entities concerned.
  • The maps of former countries that are more or less continued by a present-day country or had a territory included in only one or two countries are included in the atlas of the present-day country. For example the Ottoman Empire can be found in the Atlas of Turkey.

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Disputed subnational entities and territories
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Other regions
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Former sovereign nations
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Former dependencies and overseas territories
Netherlands Antilles