McMaster trench map stars alongside Colin Firth in Oscar-winning film, 1917

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“It’s a thrill to see McMaster’s maps used in this way,” says Gordon Beck, McMaster University Library’s Map Specialist, noting that the maps are among those contained in the Library’s Lloyd Reeds Map Collection, which includes the largest online collection of WWI and WWII maps in the world. “Once you make these maps available online, you’re constantly surprised by the applications they’re put to.”