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World War One map of the Western Front - Lens & Arras, France - 1914

This is a republished map laid on cloth.

  • World War One map of the Western Front - Lens & Arras, France - 1914
  • World War One map of the Western Front - Lens & Arras, France - 1914
  • World War One map of the Western Front - Lens & Arras, France - 1914
  • World War One map of the Western Front - Lens & Arras, France - 1914
  • World War One map of the Western Front - Lens & Arras, France - 1914
Ref: WW501, 1920, Harmsworth Please hover to zoom in
Original map first published c.1920. Republished July 2016.

World war one map depicting the Western Front in France, and the battlefields of Lens and Arra,s during the first world war 1914 - 1918.

Contemporary Events

As published at the time of this map, c.1920:

Lens and Arras were more prominently identified with British heroism than any other towns on the western front, with the single exception of Ypres. To the French also both were associated with fierce fighting, especially in the earlier stages of the conflict. Lens was the centre of the great coal-mining district of North-Eastern France, and it was one of the tragedies of war that this rich industrial district passed into the hands of the Germans in the autumn of 1914. Arras, the capital of Artois, although held by the Allies, suffered grievous damage by bombardment. The Lens-Arras road, running almost directly north to south, was a line of battle which throughout the war was fiercely fought over, and included among its battle places were Avion, Givenchy, Vimy, and slightly west - Ablain, Souchez, Carency and Neuville.
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