The Battle of the Atlantic was a fight for Britain's very survival. Click on the map above to view animation. The map displays in animated fashion Britain’s crucial supply routes, German U-boat activity, and the establishment of air bases to reduce the "black hole" of the Atlantic in which submarines could hide. ���f��� ��@ �����A�/bX�x���d�8�a�G� �z�5.�E�mf` 0 yG� endstream endobj 28 0 obj 85 endobj 12 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 7 0 R /Resources 13 0 R /Contents 17 0 R /MediaBox [ 0 0 612 792 ] /CropBox [ 0 0 612 792 ] /Rotate 0 >> endobj 13 0 obj << /ProcSet [ /PDF /Text /ImageC ] /Font << /TT2 14 0 R /TT4 18 0 R >> /XObject << /Im1 20 0 R /Im4 25 0 R /Im5 26 0 R >> /ExtGState << /GS1 22 0 R >> /ColorSpace << /Cs6 15 0 R >> >> endobj 14 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /TrueType /FirstChar 32 /LastChar 122 /Widths [ 600 0 0 0 0 0 0 600 0 0 0 0 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 0 0 0 0 600 0 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 0 600 600 600 600 0 600 600 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 0 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 600 ] /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding /BaseFont /IOOEHD+CourierNewPSMT /FontDescriptor 16 0 R >> endobj 15 0 obj [ /ICCBased 24 0 R ] endobj 16 0 obj << /Type /FontDescriptor /Ascent 832 /CapHeight 578 /Descent -300 /Flags 34 /FontBBox [ -21 -680 638 1021 ] /FontName /IOOEHD+CourierNewPSMT /ItalicAngle 0 /StemV 42 /XHeight 421 /FontFile2 21 0 R >> endobj 17 0 obj << /Length 531 /Filter /FlateDecode >> stream 0000121177 00000 n Size of this PNG preview of this SVG file: Add a one-line explanation of what this file represents. Causes of the Battle; Component of the Battle; Consequences of the Battle; Document Analysis; Canada's Role in the Battle; Map; Powered by Create your own unique website with customizable templates. Privacy Policy | Terms of Service. The battle began on the opening day of the war in September 1939 and ended almost six years later with Germany’s surrender in May 1945. This month’s map explores World War II’s Battle of the Atlantic. Your email address will not be published. 0000052391 00000 n 0000001346 00000 n Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited. Operations from West African bases began on 24 March 1941. 0000001848 00000 n Les opérations à partir des bases d'Afrique de l'Ouest débutent le 24 Mars 1941. Outbreak of the Battle of the Atlantic. 0000000726 00000 n The Battle of the Atlantic was one of the most important fronts in World War II. If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp may not fully reflect those of the original file. I, the copyright holder of this work, hereby publish it under the following licenses: (SVG file, nominally 1,420 × 1,696 pixels, file size: 434 KB), https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0, Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0, Monthly Losses of Allied and Neutral Shipping by U-boat Action-fr.svg, Battle of the Atlantic (WW2) - German submarines lost-fr.svg, The battle of the Atlantic 1941 map-fr.svg, File:The_battle_of_the_Atlantic_1941_map-fr.svg, File:The battle of the Atlantic 1941 map-de.png, User:OgreBot/Watercraft/2012 September 1-10, Хронологія битви за Атлантику (1939—1945), Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 1.0 Generic, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.5 Generic, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=File:The_battle_of_the_Atlantic_1941_map.svg&oldid=447039409, Information field template with formatting, Pages with local camera coordinates and missing SDC coordinates, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Copyleft: This work of art is free; you can redistribute it and/or modify it according to terms of the, == {{int:filedesc}} == {{Information |Description={{Multilingual description |en= The, Mercator projection; geodetic system WGS84, Coordinates : upper margin is 73°30′ N, right margin is 30° E, left and bottom margins are still to be computed due to cropping, Projection de Mercator ; système géodésique WGS 84.