When researching armed international conflicts with cartographic materials, you might be using these materials to better understand your family's genealogy, to visualize military history, and/or to better understand how conflicts shape and change our world. As such, some questions you might be asking yourself are:
Image Source: The Evening Mail's complete map and guide for registering tomorrow for the New Draft. Sept. 11, 1918, NYPL Digital Collections Image ID 5073552
This guide is designed to help you answer these questions as they pertain to armed international conflicts where the United States sent armed forces overseas for military action, starting in the 20th century. As such, in this guide, you will learn how to:
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