World War II Maps

Map #1

Below is a map of important events of World War II that are commemorated at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. More details on the content of the map are below.

You can click on each pin to read a description of the location and event, as well as its significance in the memorial.


The red pin is the World War II memorial itself.

There are three yellow pins. The first to the west of the World War II memorial is Pearl Harbor. The yellow pin to the west of Pearl Harbor is Midway Atoll.

To the east of the red pin is a yellow pin which marks Normandy, France. Each of the blue pins surrounding Normandy, mark the beaches where troops landed on D-Day.


Troops storming the beaches of Normandy on D-Day.


The American cemetery in Normandy, France.

Map #2

My second map marks American World War II cemeteries around the world. There are fourteen pins in total. This map provides as a visual of how far American loss during World War II extended around the world.

You can click on the pins to see the location of each cemetery. 

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