See the changing front lines of World War I in Europe and the Middle East from the first declaration of war by Austria-Hungary on July 28, 1914 up to the German armistice on November 11, 1918. Each slide represents 5 days.
This video shows the changing front lines of the European Theater of World War II every day from the German invasion of Poland to the surrender of Germany.
Maroon: Axis Power members, their dependencies/colonies, and annexed lands.
Burgundy: Areas militarily occupied by the Axis Powers.
Red: Axis puppet states.
Pink: Axis gains during that day.
Blue: Allied powers and areas occupied by the allies.
Light blue: Allied gains for that day.
Purple colors (left to right): Finland, occupied by Finland, and Finnish gains that day.
Dark Green: The USSR before it joined the allies and annexed lands.
Green: Areas militarily occupied by the USSR before it joined the allies. (more…)