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There are a number of resources online and in print to assist CM fans. This article lists a number of links or at least references to information sources that will be of use to the WWII scenario designer.

Historical Background[]

There are a number of good general histories online and in print.

The US Army[]

  • The United States Army in World War II (the "Green Books") - are available online; volumes dealing with the Americans in Normandy include:

Commonwealth Forces[]

Links for Mapmakers[]


aerial photos of France from 1947 onward. Note: not oriented with North at the top.
Maps with detailed contour lines. Thin lines represent 5 meters. Bold ones are 25 meters. The height difference of dotted lines varies.
a question and some good answers, at the Battlefront forum.

General Scenario Design[]

Print Resources[]

  • Walker, Mark H. Combat Mission: Barbarossa to Berlin Strategy Guide (, 2002)
Contains detailed interviews with CM scenario designers with tips and how-to advice that is applicable to the CMX2 game engine

Online Resources[]

Mod Research[]

German Armor[]

Print Resources

Out of print, but definitive general volume on camouflage and general markings of German AFVs and tanks from 1939-1945

German Uniforms[]

Online Resources

Canadian Army[]

Online Resources