Vintage Photographs - Contemporary Maps

Racial distribution of Austro-Hungarian monarchy This section of the website contains archive photographs taken during, before and after the war.  Specifically this sub-section contains various maps produced by publishers of the many contemporary accounts of the war while it was still in progress.

Click here to view a collection of maps produced in the post-war period detailing both the battlefronts and specific battles.  Click here to read introductory notes relating to this section, including information on photograph sources.  Use the sidebar to the right to select other categories of photos available within this section.

The photos reproduced below are in thumbnail format - simply click a given photograph to view a larger copy within a separate window.

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vintage photoMap of General Townshend's retreat from Ctesiphon, 25 Nov-3 Dec 1915 (GW) vintage photoMap of the battlefront between Armientieres and La Bassee (GWS)
vintage photoMap of the Austro-Italian war area (GWS) vintage photoMap of the Kingdom of Italy, including Sicily and Sardinia (GWS)
vintage photoMap of the heights of the Meuse and the plain of the Woevre (GWS) vintage photoMap of the battle-line from Ypres to Belfort and Altkirch (GWS)
vintage photoMap of the Russian retreat from Galicia, Summer 1915 (GWS) vintage photoPlan of Petrograd, showing delta of the Neva (GWS)
vintage photoMap of the Gallipoli peninsula, with Sari Bair enlarged (GWS)  

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Russia mobilised 12 million men during the war; France 8.4 million; Britain 8.9 million; Germany 11 million; Austria-Hungary 7.8 million; Italy 5.6 million; and the USA 4.3 million.

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