Simple question, but does anyone know where I can get some detailed (eg 1:10m scale) vector data from the First World War?

I've been through the archives here, but it seems the best sites for it have already closed.

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    Not that I knew about any such repositories, but what kind of data are you looking for? Frontlines? Old cadastral maps? Battle plans? and 1:10 is a really, realy big scale. Even a floor plan for common shed is at least 1:200... – SAnderka Jul 21 '14 at 11:09
  • You may want to consider also posting this at history.stackexchange.com - normally cross-posting is frowned upon but because History SE is in Beta this may be a case where it is OK - meta.stackexchange.com/questions/234495/… – PolyGeo Jul 21 '14 at 11:44
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    WW1 was a big conflict so to avoid this question being too broad I think you should focus it down to which theatre and battle(s) you are interested in. – PolyGeo Jul 21 '14 at 11:48
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    This is a good starting point greatwar.co.uk/research/maps/british-army-ww1-trench-maps.htm – Mapperz Jul 21 '14 at 14:13
  • I just spent an interesting afternoon in the current WW1 exhibition in the German National History Museum in Berlin a few weeks ago. They had lots of historical maps, but they were all at least 1:1000, mostly 1:10.000 and up. – SAnderka Jul 21 '14 at 14:32

You could try here. They seem to have a lot of shape files that might fit your description. Though the European dataset is in 30 year increments.

Your best bet is probably going to have to be recreate it. Wikipedia has some WWI maps in PNG format. As others have mentioned, there are plenty of sites with historical raster maps that you could digitize.

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