Rhineland Campaign

Maps in this series have been digitized from paper originals held at the Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies  They have been made available to the public under the terms of the Creative Commons License, through a partnership between McMaster University and the LCMSDS


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Rees, Defence Overprint [Operation Plunder], 19 January 1945
Rees, Defence Overprint [Operation Plunder], 19 January 1945
Rhineland Campaign. Probably used in the preparation of Operation Plunder. Produced by the Royal Canadian Engineers. This map was originally held by the Department of Defence, and was acquired by the Laurier Military History Archive (LMH) from the Directorate of History and Heritage, Government of Canada, in the 1990s. Digitization and georeferencing of the map was performed at the University of Waterloo.
Rees, Defence Overprint [Operation Plunder], 6 February 1945
Rees, Defence Overprint [Operation Plunder], 6 February 1945
Rhineland Campaign. Probably used for the planning of Operation Plunder. Produced by the Royal Canadian Engineers. This map was originally held by the Department of Defence, and was acquired by the Laurier Military History Archive (LMH) from the Directorate of History and Heritage, Government of Canada, in the 1990s. Digitization and georeferencing of the map was performed at the University of Waterloo.
Rheinberg, Defence Overprint, 22 January 1945
Rheinberg, Defence Overprint, 22 January 1945
This map was originally held by the Department of Defence, and was acquired by the Laurier Military History Archive (LMH) from the Directorate of History and Heritage, Government of Canada, in the 1990s. Digitization and georeferencing of the map was performed the University of Waterloo.
Wesel, Defence Overprint [Operation Veritable], 12 February 1945
Wesel, Defence Overprint [Operation Veritable], 12 February 1945
Rhineland Campaign--Operation Veritable/Blockbuster. This map was originally held by the Department of Defence, and was acquired by the Laurier Military History Archive (LMH) from the Directorate of History and Heritage, Government of Canada, in the 1990s. Digitization and georeferencing of the map was performed at the University of Waterloo.
Wesel, Defence Overprint [Operation Veritable], 19 January 1945
Wesel, Defence Overprint [Operation Veritable], 19 January 1945
Rhineland Campaign--Operation Veritable/Blockbuster. Produced by the Royal Canadian Engineers. This map was originally held by the Department of Defence, and was acquired by the Laurier Military History Archive (LMH) from the Directorate of History and Heritage, Government of Canada, in the 1990s. Digitization and georeferencing of the map was performed at the University of Waterloo.
Wesel, Defence Overprint [Operation Veritable], 22 January 1945
Wesel, Defence Overprint [Operation Veritable], 22 January 1945
Rhineland Campaign--Operation Veritable/Blockbuster. This map was originally held by the Department of Defence, and was acquired by the Laurier Military History Archive (LMH) from the Directorate of History and Heritage, Government of Canada, in the 1990s. Digitization and georeferencing of the map was performed at the University of Waterloo.
Wesel, Defence Overprint [Operation Veritable], 6 February 1945
Wesel, Defence Overprint [Operation Veritable], 6 February 1945
Rhineland Campaign--Operation Veritable/Blockbuster. Produced by the Royal Canadian Engineers. This map was originally held by the Department of Defence, and was acquired by the Laurier Military History Archive (LMH) from the Directorate of History and Heritage, Government of Canada, in the 1990s. Digitization and georeferencing of the map was performed at the University of Waterloo.
Wesel, Engineer Overprint [Operation Veritable], December 1944
Wesel, Engineer Overprint [Operation Veritable], December 1944
Rhineland Campaign--Operation Veritable/Blockbuster. Engineer overprint created by the Royal Canadian Engineers showing detail related to roads, bridges and anti-tank ditches. This map was originally held by the Department of Defence, and was acquired by the Laurier Military History Archive (LMH) from by the Directorate of History and Heritage, Government of Canada, in the 1990s. Digitization and georeferencing of the map was performed at the University of Waterloo.
Xanten, Defence Overprint [Operation Veritable--Hochwald Forest], 20 February 1945 [monochrome]
Xanten, Defence Overprint [Operation Veritable--Hochwald Forest], 20 February 1945 [monochrome]
Rhineland Campaign--Operation Veritable/Blockbuster. Produced by the Royal Canadian Engineers. This map was originally held by the Department of Defence, and was acquired by the Laurier Military History Archive (LMH) from the Directorate of History and Heritage, Government of Canada, in the 1990s. Digitization and georeferencing of the map was performed at the University of Waterloo.
Xanten, Engineer Overprint [Operation Veritable--Hochwald Forest], December 1944
Xanten, Engineer Overprint [Operation Veritable--Hochwald Forest], December 1944
Rhineland Campaign--Operation Veritable. Engineer overprint produced by the Royal Canadian Engineers in preparation for the clearing of German troops from the Hochwald Forest (February 8-20, 1945) and breaking the Siegfried Line (February 21, 1945). The map shows detail related to roads, bridges and anti-tank ditches. This map was originally held by the Department of Defence, and was acquired by the Laurier Military History Archive (LMH) from the Directorate of History and Heritage, Government of Canada, in the 1990s. Digitization and georeferencing of the map was performed at the University of Waterloo.
[Hochwald Forest], Defence Overprint--Operation Blockbuster, Feb-Mar 1945]
[Hochwald Forest], Defence Overprint--Operation Blockbuster, Feb-Mar 1945]
Defence Overprint prepared for the First Canadian Army for Operation Blockbuster (February-March 1945). The date of this map is assumed, based upon the date of Operation Blockbuster. Annotations: "Not to be used for shooting" and "Targets outside division boundary will not be engaged without reference to RCA [Royal Canadian Artillery], 3 CDN DIV [3rd Canadian Division]." This map was originally held by the Department of Defence, and was acquired by the Laurier Military History Archive (LMH) from the Directorate of History and Heritage, Government of Canada, in the 1990s. Digitization and georeferencing of this map was performed at the University of Waterloo.

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