Category Archives: History

Time Team Map of Episodes

Time Team was a TV series which involved a team of archaeologists, surveyors, artists and other specialists spending three days to investigate an archaeological site. Episodes were mainly focused on the UK, but there were also some as far afield as Spain and America. I thought it would be interesting to see how episodes were… Read More »

Europe World War 2 Shapefiles

Europe World War 2 Shapefiles After spending some time searching World War 2 shapefiles for Europe, I’ve finally found some. This collection of shapefiles from the Stanford Spatial History Project covers the changes in borders, governments and allegiences throughout the conflict. Shapefiles are provided for a month-by-month representation of the changes. Other details include: Country… Read More »

Map of World War 2 Air Ferry Routes

Map of World War 2 Air Ferry Routes During the World War 2 air ferry routes were used to safely transport equipment, personel and supplies across the globe. Search for the Atlantic Ferry Routes on Amazon [Sponsored Link] The wikipedia articles for the main routes didn’t seem to have a map image, so I thought… Read More »

Good Books About WW2

I’m definitely not alone in finding the second world war fascinating. Here are some books about WW2 that I’ve really enjoyed. Band of Brothers Band of Brothers is the book behind the HBO TV series of the same name. A fan of the series, I wasn’t surprised to enjoy the book too. What the book… Read More »