Atlas of World War II

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Atlas of World War II
Atlas of World War II


Global maps

WWII.png Map with the Participants in World War II:
Atlas of Battle Fronts from July 1943 to May 1945 at Half-Month intervals
1943-07-01GerWW2BattlefrontAtlas.jpg
1943-07-01JapWW2BattlefrontAtlas.jpg

The world

Ww2 allied axis 1939 sep.PNG The world, September 1939
Ww2 allied axis 1939 dec.png The world, December 1939
Ww2 allied axis 1940 may.png The world, May 1940
Ww2 allied axis 1940 dec.png The world, December 1940
Ww2 allied axis 1941 mar.png The world, March 1941
Ww2 allied axis 1941 apr.png The world, April 1941
Ww2 allied axis 1941 jul.png The world, July 1941
Ww2 allied axis 1941 dec.png The world, December 1941
Ww2 allied axis 1942 jun.png The world, June 1942
Ww2 allied axis 1942 nov.png The world, November 1942
Ww2 allied axis 1942 dec.png The world, December 1942
Ww2 allied axis 1943 jul.png The world, July 1943
Ww2 allied axis 1943 dec.png The world, December 1943
Ww2 allied axis 1944 jun.png The world, June 1944
Ww2 allied axis 1944 aug.png The world, August 1944
Ww2 allied axis 1944 dec.png The world, December 1944
Ww2 allied axis 1945 may.png The world, May 1945
Ww2 allied axis 1945 aug.png The world, August 1945
Ww2 allied axis 1945 sep.png The world, September 1945

Europe

WWII in Europe 1939-1941-blank.svg World War II in Europe (1939-1941) - Blank map
WWII in Europe 1939-1941-fr.svg World War II in Europe (1939-1941) - French map
FO-40-06-18.GIF German and Italian control on June the 18th, 1940. (Germans and Italians are presented in blue, Non-occupied France and United Kingdom in yellow)
FO-40-11-14.GIF German and Italian control on November 14, 1940
Controllable map of World War II in Europe (end of august 1939 to end of december 1942)
Second world war europe 1941-1942 map en.png German rule of Europe, 1941-1942
Convoy PQ-17 map 1942-fr.svg Convoy PQ-17 map, 1942-fr

Western Europe

France 1940-Plan de bataille.svg The Yellow plan: German invasion plan of Western Europe, May 1940
Progress wehrmacht lux May 1940.jpg German invasion of Luxembourg, May 1940
Duitse inval.png German invasion of the Netherlands in May 1940
Vichyfrance.GIF France during World War II

Central Europe

Extension of Germany (1935-1939)-blank.svg Extension of Germany (1935-1939) - Blank map
Extension of Germany (1935-1939)-fr.svg Extension of Germany (1935-1939) - French map
Duitsland31081939.png Germany at the beginning of World War II
Deutschland 1939.png Germany in 1939
Reichsgaue.png Greater Germany in 1941
Großdeutsches Reich.png Greater Germany in 1942
Hitler-Headquarters-Europe.png Adolf Hitler's Headquarters in Europe, 1933-1945
Allied Occupation Zones.jpg Allied Occupation Zones in Germany
Hungary map.png Extension of Hungary during World War II
HungríaCambiosTerritoriales19201941.svg Extension of Hungary during World War II
KingdomOfHungary1941.png Extension of Hungary during World War II
Hungary 1941-44 Administrative Map.png Extension of Hungary during World War II
Druhá Československá republika 1938.png Partition of Czechoslovakia, 1938
SegundaRepúblicaChecoslovaca19381939.svg Partition of Czechoslovakia, 1938
Partition of Czechoslovakia (1938).png Partition of Czechoslovakia, 1938
Czechoslovakia 1939.SVG Partition of Czechoslovakia, 1938-1939
Protektorat Bohmen-Mahren.png Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia
Slovak Republic 1939 45 Administrative Map.png Slovakia in 1939-1945
Slovakia1941 02.png Slovakia in 1941
Druhá Československá republika 1938 podkarp. rus.png Carpathian Ruthenia in 1939
Sudetenland.png Sudetenland
WWII Southern Central Europe 1944-1945.png The Allied offensive on Southern Central Europe

Eastern Europe

FO-40-06-18.GIF German and Russian control on June the 18th, 1940. (Germans in blue, Russians in violet)
FO-41-06-21.GIF The eastern front at the beginning of the German attack against USSR
Map of Poland (1945).png Partition of Poland between Germany and Soviet Union, 1939-1941 (Border in brown)
Generalgouvernement fur die besetzten polnischen gebiete.png General government
Generalne Gubernatorstwo.jpg General government
Gengub admin.png General government
Generalne gubernatorstwo 1945.png General government
East Prussia 1939.JPG German annexions in Lithuania in 1939
Reichskommissariat Ostland Administrative.png Reichskommissariat Ostland
Continuation-War-1941.png Finland against USSR in 1941
Winter-War-Overview.png Russian attacks against Finland, 1943-1944
Mannerheim-line.png The Mannerheim line in Finland
German withdrawal from finland summer 1944.jpg German withdrawal from Finland, summer 1944
Romania wwII.svg Romania in 1940
Rom1940-1941.png Romania before the invasion of USSR, July 2, 1941
Rom1942.png Romania between 1941 and 1944
Romania1941.png Romania between 1941 and 1944
Transnistria administratie romaneasca.png Romanian rule in Transnistria (August 19, 1941 - January 21 or 19 or 29, 1944)
ReichskommissariatUkraineMap.png Reichskommissariat Ukraine
Map Battle of Stalingrad-en.svg Battle of Stalingrad (English)
Map Battle of Stalingrad-fr.svg La Bataille de Stalingrad (français)

Mediterranean Europe

Gebietsveränderungen Balkan 1938-43.png Balkans in 1938-1943
Balcans 1942.gif Balkans in 1942
Operation25yu.jpg Invasion of Yugoslavia in 1941
Fascist occupation of yugoslavia.png Occupation of Yugoslavia in 1941
Axis occupation of Yugoslavia, 1941-43.png Occupation of Yugoslavia in 1941
Axis occupation of Yugoslavia, 1943-44.png Occupation of Yugoslavia in 1943
Yugoslavia 1941.png Occupation of Yugoslavia in 1941
Western Balkans 1942.2008.png Occupation of Yugoslavia in 1942
Užice and Bihać Republics.png Short-lived partisan republics in Yugoslavia in World War II: the Republic of Užice in 1941 and the Republic of Bihać in 1942
Bihać Republic.png Short-lived partisan Republic of Bihać in 1942
Yugoslavia moljevic1941 en.png Future Greater Yugoslavia according to project of Stevan Moljević (1941)
Jvuo1942 en.png Territory controlled by the Yugoslav Army in the Fatherland (JVuO) in 1942
Jvuo commanders 1943 en.png Areas of the Yugoslav Army in the Fatherland (JVuO) commanders, according to the truce treaties with the Germans (as of 1943)
Kretanje snaga jvuo 1945 (en).png Movement of JVuO troops in 1945
Fascist genocide in yugoslavia.png Axis genocide in Yugoslavia in WW2
Fascist concentration camps in yugoslavia.png Axis concentration camps in Yugoslavia in WW2
NDH-Croacia1941-1945.svg Western part of occupied Yugoslavia and Independent state of Croatia in 1941
Croatia 41 45.gif Western part of occupied Yugoslavia and Independent state of Croatia in 1941
NezavisnaDrzavaHrvatskaDistricts.png Independent State of Croatia 1941-1943
NezavisnaDrzavaHrvatska.png Independent State of Croatia 1941-1943
NezavisnaDrzavaHrvatskaDistricts1943.png Independent State of Croatia 1943-1945
Great Parishes of NDH after September 1943.png Independent State of Croatia 1943-1945
[[|border|251x400px]] Bosnia and Herzegovina within Independent State of Croatia in 1941-1945
Serbia1941 01.png Serbia in 1941
Serbia1941 1944 01.png Serbia in 1941-1944
Serbia1941 banovine en.png Banovinas of Serbia in 1941
Serbia1941 1944.png Serbia, 1941-1944
Serbia 1941 44 Map01.png Serbia, 1941-1944
Srbsko WWII.svg Serbia, 1941-1944
Uzicka republika.png Republic of Užice in 1941
Uzicka republika2.png Republic of Užice in 1941
Republic of Uzice.png Republic of Užice in 1941
Serbia moljevic1941 en.png Future Greater Serbia according to project of Stevan Moljević (1941)
Svesrbija en.png "All Serbia", an enlarged Serbia proposed by Milan Nedić in 1943
Occupation of vojvodina.png Vojvodina, 1941-1944
Madjarska okupacija Backe i Baranje, 1941-1944.png Hungarian occupation of Bačka and Baranja, 1941-1944
Racija1942 01.png Map of places affected by the raid in January 1942 in southern Bačka
Partizanski srem01.png Liberated partisan territory in Syrmia in the end of 1942
Vojvodina 1944 1945 01.png Vojvodina, 1944-1945
Kingdom of Montenegro (1941-1944).png Montenegro, 1941-1944
Montenegro during ww2.png Montenegro, 1941-1944
Montenegro1941 1944 map.png Montenegro, 1941-1944
Map of Kosovo during WW II.png Kosovo in 1941
Kosovo 1941.png Kosovo in 1941
Map of Vardar Macedonia during WW II.png Macedonia during WWII
Responsability zones Mac WW II.jpg Macedonia during WWII
Fevruarski pohod.jpg February operation of the People's liberation army of Macedonia in 1944
1941governatoratodalmazia.gif The Italian Governorship of Dalmatia in 1941
Montenegro venezia.PNG The Italian Province of Kotor in 1941
Provincia Fiume1941-1943.jpg The Italian provinces of Ljubljana and Rijeka in 1941
Map of Bulgaria during WWII.png Bulgaria during WWII
Administrative map of Bulgaria during WWII.svg Bulgaria during WWII
Griechische-Offensive-3.png Greek counteroffensive in Albania in 1940
Griechische-Offensive11.png Greek counteroffensive in Albania in 1940
Albania Greek occupation.png Greek occupation of Albania, November 1940 - March 1941
OcupaciónGriegaDeAlbania19401941.svg Greek occupation of Albania, November 1940 - March 1941
Map of Albania during WWII.png Greater Albania created by Italy, August 1941
GranAlbania1941.svg Greater Albania created by Italy, August 1941
[[|border|251x400px]] Greater Albania created by Italy, August 1941
1ere Offens Italie Grèce.svg Italian offensive in Greece in 1940
Map of Greece during WWII.png Occupation of Greece during World War II
Triple Occupation of Greece.png Occupation of Greece during World War II
OcupaciónDeGreciaPorElEje.svg Occupation of Greece during World War II
Italian empire 1940.PNG The Italian colonial Empire in 1940
Invasionofitaly1943.jpg Allied invasion of Italy in 1943
ItalyDefenseLinesSouthofRome1943 4.jpg German defense lines in 1943

Africa

EritreaCampaign1941 map-en.svg Eritrea Campain, 1941
EritreaCampaign1941 map-fr.svg Campagne d'Érythrée, 1941

Asia

Japanese Occupation - Map.jpg Japanese control after the Second Sino-Japanese War, 1940
Japanese plan for china - December 1941.jpg Japanese plan in 1941
Koh Chang (17 janvier 1941).svg Koh Chang battle (17 january 1941)
Japanese Empire2.png The japanese empire in 1942
Japanese Ichigo Plan - April 1944.jpg Plan Ichigo in April 1944
China situation Oct1944.jpg Situation in October 1944

Pacific operations

Pearl Harbor 1941.svg Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941
Coral Sea battle.svg Battle of the Coral Sea (may 1942)
Battle of Midway Map from dean.usma.edu 2015.png Battle of Midway, June 1942
Battle Philippine sea map-en.svg Battle of the Philippine sea, 19-20 June 1944
Battle Philippine sea map-fr.svg Bataille de la Mer des Philippines, 19-20 Juin 1944
Battle of Saipan - map.jpg Battle of Saipan, Summer 1944
Battle of Guam map.jpg Battle of Guam, 21 July - 10 August 1944
Ten-goMap-fr.svg Operation Ten-Gō, April 1944 - French map

War crime maps

WW2-Holocaust-Europe.png Map of the Holocaust in Europe during World War II
WW2-Holocaust-Europe-2007Borders.png Map of the Holocaust in Europe during World War II
WW2 Holocaust Europe map-fr.svg Holocaust in Europe
Europe Extermination-el.png Holocaust in Europe
Massdeportations.PNG Mass deportations, ghettos, death camps
Massdeportations.gif Mass deportations, ghettos, extermination camps
Konzentrazionslager.png Concentration camps
MajorConcentrationCamps.png Concentration camps
WW2 Holocaust Europe N-E map-fr.svg Main German Nazi concentration and extermination camps
Fascist concentration camps in yugoslavia.png Concentration camps in Yugoslavia
Persecution of Roma.gif Persecution of Roma
Fascist genocide in yugoslavia.png Genocide in Yugoslavia
Racija1942 01.png 1942 raid in southern Bačka

Notes and references

General remarks:

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  • The status of various entities is disputed. See the content for the entities concerned.
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Former dependencies and overseas territories
Netherlands Antilles

Last modified on 22 March 2014, at 12:44