On the Mapping the Front disc are many of the maps from the Official History of the War, Military Operations, France and Belgium.

NB. This set comprises what was supplied in separate map cases. Some volumes of the Official History included maps within each volume, these are not on the disc.

1914

Volume I: Mons, the Retreat to the Seine, the Marne and the Aisne, August - October 1914, Brigadier-General Sir James E. Edmonds, 1933
Volume II: Antwerp, La Bassé, Armentières, Messines and Ypres, October - November 1914, Brigadier-General Sir James E. Edmonds, 1925

1915

Volume I: Winter 1914-15: Battle of Neuve Chapelle: Battles of Ypres, Brigadier-General Sir James E. Edmonds and Captain G.C. Wynne, 1927
Volume II: Battles of Aubers Ridge, Festubert, and Loos, Brigadier-General Sir James E. Edmonds, 1928

1916

Volume I: Sir Douglas Haig's Command to the 1st July: Battle of the Somme, Brigadier-General Sir James E. Edmonds, 1932
Volume II: 2nd July 1916 to the end of the Battles of the Somme, Captain Wilfrid Miles, 1938

1917

Volume I: The German Retreat to the Hindenburg Line and the Battles of Arras, Captain Cyril Falls, 1940

1918

Volume I: The German March Offensive and its Preliminaries, Brigadier-General Sir James E. Edmonds, 1935

The maps:-

Map

Details as they appear in the list in the original map boxes

    
 

 

1914, Volume 1, Mons, the Retreat to the Seine, the Marne and the Aisne, August - October 1914, Brigadier-General Sir James E. Edmonds, 1933

Plate 1

German Order of Battle

1

Concentration, W. Front

2

Western Front, 1/1,000,000

3

Mons to Compiègne, 1/250,000

4

Compiègne to Melun, 1/250,000

5

17-24 Aug.

6

Mons, 1/100,000 (layered)

7

Mons, 23 Aug.

8

Elouges, 24 Aug.

9

Night, 25/26 Aug.

10

Le Cateau, 1/40,000 (layered)

11

Le Cateau, 26 Aug.

12

Etreux, 27 Aug.

13

The Retreat, 23-29 Aug.

14

27 Aug.

15

28 Aug.

16

29 Aug.

17

30 Aug.

18

31 Aug.

19

1 Septr. 1/100,000

20

1 Septr.

21

2 Septr.

22

3 Septr.

23

4 Septr.

24

5 Septr.

25

The Marne (layered)

26

6 Septr.

27

7 Septr.

28

8 Septr.

29

The Crisis, 9 Septr.

30

9 Septr.

31

10 Septr.

32

11 Septr.

33

12 Septr.

34

13 Septr.

35

The Aisne, 1/100,000 (layered)

36

The Aisne, 25 Septr.

 

 
  

1914, Volume 2, Antwerp, La Bassé, Armentières, Messines and Ypres, October - November 1914, Brigadier-General Sir James E. Edmonds, 1925

1

General Map, 1/250,000

2

Ypres, 1/40,000, (layered)

3

Antwerp, 19 Sept-2 Oct.

4

Antwerp, 3-8 Oct.

5

Antwerp, 9-15 Oct.

6

Advance of BEF, 8-11 Oct.

7

Cavalry, II & III Corps, 12-15 Oct.

8

II Corps, 16-19 Oct.

9

II Corps, 20-24 Oct.

10

Cavalry, III & IV Corps, 16-18 Oct.

11

Ypres, 18 Oct

12

Ypres, 19 Oct.

13

III Corps, 19 Oct. - 2 Nov.

14

Ypres, 20 Oct.

15

Ypres, 21 Oct.

16

Ypres, 22 Oct.

17

Ypres, 23 Oct.

18

Ypres, 24 Oct.

19

II Corps, 25 Oct - 2 Nov.

20

Ypres, 25 Oct.

21

Ypres, 26 Oct.

22

Ypres, 27 Oct.

23

Ypres, 28 Oct.

24

Ypres, 29 Oct.

25

Ypres, 30 Oct.

26

Defence of Messines & Wytschaete, 31 Oct.

27

Defence of Gheluvelt, 31 Oct.

28

Ypres, 31 Oct.

29

Ypres, 1 Nov.

30

Ypres, 2 Nov.

31

Ypres, 3 Nov.

32

Ypres, 4 Nov.

33

Ypres, 5 Nov.

34

Ypres, 6 Nov.

35

Ypres, 7 Nov.

36

Ypres, 8 Nov.

37

Ypres, 9 Nov.

38

Ypres, 10 Nov.

39

Ypres, 11 Nov.

40

Western Front, 15 Dec. 1914

 

 

 

1915, Volume 1, Winter 1914-15: Battle of Neuve Chapelle: Battles of Ypres, Brigadier-General Sir James E. Edmonds and Captain G.C. Wynne, 1927

1

Neuve Chapelle, 10th March

2

German Trenches and Reference Points

3

British Bombardment, 10th March

4

Ypres, 1/40,000 (layered)

5

Ypres, 22nd April

6

Ypres, 23rd April

7

Ypres, 24th April

8

Ypres, 26th April

9

Ypres, 30th April

10

Ypres, 4th May

11

Ypres, 8th May

12

Ypres, 13th May

13

Ypres, 24th May

Plate 1

Order of Battle of a German Cavalry Division and a German Corps in August, 1914

 

 

 

1915, Volume 2, Volume II: Battles of Aubers Ridge, Festubert, and Loos, Brigadier-General Sir James E. Edmonds, 1928

1

The Battlefields, 1/40,000 (layered)

2

Aubers Ridge, 9th May

3

Aubers Ridge, British Bombardment for the Rue du Bois Attack

4

Aubers Ridge, British Bombardment for the Fromelles Attack

5

Festubert, British Bombardment for the 15th and 16th May

6

Western Front, 24th September

7

Loos, First Army Objectives, 25th September

8

Loos, First and Second Armies Zero, 25th September

9

Loos, Zero Dispositions and German trenches, 25th September

10

Loos, Attack of the 15th Division, 25th September.

11

Loos, The Attacks on the 13th October

Diagram 1

Loos, Plan for the R.F.C. co-operation, 25th September.

 

 
 

1916, Volume 1, Sir Douglas Haig's Command to the 1st July: Battle of the Somme, Brigadier-General Sir James E. Edmonds, 1932

1

The Battefield, 1/40,000 (layered)

1

As map1 but reduced in size

1A

The Battefield, 1/40,000 (squared)

1A

As map01a but reduced in size

2

The Objectives, 1st July

3

Situation, Western Front, 30th June

4

Situation, Zero, 1st July

4

As map4 but with most folds and background colour removed

5

XIII Corps and French XX Corps Attack, 1st July

5

As map5 but with most folds and background colour removed

6

French Sixth Army, 1st July

7

XV Corps Attack, 1st July

8

III Corps Attack, 1st July

8

As map8 but with most folds and background colour removed

9

X Corps Attack, 1st July

9

As map9 but with most folds and background colour removed

10

XII Corps Attack, 1st July

10

As map10 but with most folds and background colour removed

11

VII Corps Attack, 1st July

12

Position at Nightfall, 1st July

 

 

 

1916, Volume 2, 2nd July 1916 to the end of the Battles of the Somme, Captain Wilfrid Miles, 1938

1

Battle of Flers-Courcelette, 15th-22nd September

2

Battle of Morval, 25th-28th September

3

Battle of Thiepval Ridge, 28th-30th September

4

Battle of Transloy Ridges, 7th-20th October

5

Fourth Army Operation, 23rd October-5th November

6

Battle of the Ancre, 13th-19th November

 

 

1917, Volume 1, The German Retreat to the Hindenburg Line and the Battles of Arras, Captain Cyril Falls, 1940

1

German retreat 1917

2

Fifth Army Front, Ancre Operations

3

Arras-Vimy Battelfield

4

VII. Corps, Attack, 9 April

5

VI. Corps, Attack, 9 April

6

XVII. Corps, Attack 9 April

7

Battles of Arras, 9-12 April

8

Battles of Arras, 12 April-14 May

9

Vimy: Canadian Corps: Concentration of Heavy and Siege Artillery

10

Vimy, 9 April

11

French Offensive April 1917, with German Dispositions

12

French April Offensive 1917

 

 

 

1918, Volume 1, The German March Offensive and its Preliminaries, Brigadier-General Sir James E. Edmonds, 1935

1

German offensive, March 1918, 1/100,000 (layered)

1

As map1 but reduced in size

2

Situation Map: 21st March (S. Sheet)

3

Situation Map: 21st March (S. Sheet)

4

Situation Map: 22nd March (S. Sheet)

5

Situation Map: 22nd March (N. Sheet)

6

Situation Map: 23rd March (S. Sheet)

7

Situation Map: 23rd March (N. Sheet)

8

Situation Map: 24th March (S. Sheet)

9

Situation Map: 24th March (N. Sheet)

10

Situation Map: 25th March (S. Sheet)

11

Situation Map: 25th March (N. Sheet)

12

Situation Map: 26th March (S. Sheet)

13

Situation Map: 26th March (N. Sheet)

 

 

 

Transportation

1

The Nord Railway in 1914

2

Railway map of France, 1914

3

Railways behind the British Front, September 1914

4

Railways serving the Somme battle area (towards the end of the battle)

5

British railway lines in the somme battle area

6

Principal navigable waterways serving the Western Front (End of 1916)

7

Southern sector of the British front, 1916-18

8

Long distance routes of British traffic, 1917-18

9

Second Army transport systems, March 1918

10

Railheads, Third and Fifth Armies, early 1918

11

Railheads, Second and First Armies, early 1918

12

The British area, April to July 1918

13

Railway reconstruction August to December 1918

14

The advance across Belgium

 

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