The View From WW2


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A series of maps featured in Look At The World: The Fortune Atlas Of World Strategy (1943) by renowned US cartographer Richard Edes Harrison – skillfully hand drawn views of the globe (the precursors to modern satellite images) for the ‘air age’.

World War 2 Led To A Revolution In Cartography. These Amazing Maps Are Its Legacy (New Republic)


5 thoughts on “The View From WW2

  1. mauriac

    love seeing landmasses depicted ,”upsidedown ” etc..makes you realise Europe and America always being on top is totally arbitrary. just like the end of Room in Rome..

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