The war so far ...

Because so much of the fighting took place in regions that were unfamiliar to Canadians, war maps were enormously popular, for they simplified complicated events and allowed civilians to make sense of news coming from the war fronts.

war maps: Balkan States; British Isles; Western Front; Near East - compliments of the Makers of Palmolive Soap (Toronto: F.P. Lloyd, 1940)

maps, 23.3cm x 29.2cm
Ley and Lois Smith War, Memory and Popular Culture Research Collection - The University of Western Ontario - London, Ontario
Second World War