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Historic world map showing nations of the interwar period accompanied by illustrations of 56 flags of the world’s “leading nations”

Map of the Month: May 2022

Our May Map of the Month is this 1930s “Map of the World with Flags of the Leading Nations”. It shows the various complicated international borders of the interwar period as well as illustrations of the flags of the world’s leading nations and a plethora of related information on it...

Europe and the Near East map title card and legend magnified to show scale, publisher, and map key

Map of the Month: August 2021

  Our August Map of the Month is this National Geographic map titled Europe and the Near East. It displays a comprehensive post-WWII view of Western and Eastern Europe as well as the North African Coast and part of the Middle East. Published in 1949 after the conclusion of several ...