42 Maps That Explain World War II

Title42 Maps That Explain World War II
Publication TypeWebsite
Year of Publication2014
AuthorsLee, Timothy B.
Place PublishedVox, Media

The website includes 42 often interactive maps that explain the conflict — how it started, why the Allies won, and how it has shaped the modern world. World War II was a great tragedy, claiming 60 million lives and throwing millions more into turmoil. Yet the war also spurred rapid technological development, hastened the end of colonialism, and laid the foundation for institutions like the United Nations and the European Union. 

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