Germany map ww1. Ww1 germany map. Our western border with westwall and maginot line. The line of battlefields ran through a wide variety of landscapes from its northern end in the dunes of the west flanders belgian coast to the frontier crossing at the village of pfetterhouse on the. This map shows the boundaries and major cities of the german empire at the time it entered the first world war in august 1914.
The german empire german. The map elements a miller projection which reduces distortion of land masses as they near the poles. Aged 20 ernst joined up to the army in 1906 and stayed until his unit was dispanded after the war in 1918. Also included is part of an atlas circa ww1 or 1920s with various great war references.
In this series ill explore what changes when the war that influenced it all changed itself. A map of the constituent kingdoms and duchies of germany from 1871. Deutsches kaiserreich officially deutsches reich also known as imperial germany was the german nation state that existed from the unification of germany in 1871 until the abdication of kaiser wilhelm ii in 1918. The great war changed everything.
The allies occupied germany but the western allies and soviet union formed separate governments covering specific parts of germany west germany as well as west berlin and east germany. Germany is the first port of call in any study of the origins of world war i. Published in germany circa 1939 40. Map elements rich 3d shaded blue oceans to give a enjoy the and present world map style.
Location of the 1914 1918 battlefields of the western front. Our map illustrates the battlefield sectors of the 1914 1918 western front. Share this item share on pinterest share on facebook share on twitter. Germany before world war i was imperialistic militaristic and autocratic a nation struggling to assert its place in the world.