WWI Trench Maps and Aerial Photographs: Home Page
Permitted Use of the Map and Aerial Photo Images:
McMaster University Library is providing digital access, and the ability to download high resolution copies (600 dpi, 1GB .TIF) of these archival items for non-commercial purposes only. For allowable use of the images found on this website, see the Creative Commons License.
France & Belgium:
Aerial Photographs (all scales)
Trench Maps: 1:10,000 scale (preferred by Infantry) and 1:20,000 (preferred by artillery)
Topographic Maps: 1:40,000 scale (preferred by Officers for Planning) printed in 5 colours but with no trenches shown
Topographic Maps: 1:100,000 scale (Planning over large areas) printed in 5 colours but with no trenches shown
Topographic Maps: 1:250,000 scale (Planning over large areas) printed in 5 colours but with no trenches shown
Thematic Maps: various scales (Logistics) showing hospitals, aerodromes, supply dumps, training areas...
Other Theatres of War:
Maps of various scales covering portions of Africa, Gallipoli, The Middle East, The Balkans, Italy, Russia...