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Gallipoli Map

Phillips Map Society Event Explores World War I Mapmaking

Posted by: Ryan Moore

In World War I, the detail and accuracy of maps improved rapidly over the course of a few years and greatly enhanced the power of military forces. Maps, however, were only as good as those interpreting them, and failures in map usage resulted in massive casualties, which ranged from tens to hundreds of thousands. An …