From 1961 to 1969 the USSR and the United States were locked in a history-making race to land the first person on the moon. This detailed map explains the story of this titanic contest in a clear and informative manner. From afar, it is striking to look at; up close, the rich set of data imparts on the viewer a deeper understanding of why the US prevailed.
The History of the Confederate Army is divided vertically by date and horizontally by the three major theaters of the war. Inspired by Charles Joseph Minard's Napoleon's March to Moscow statistical graphic, many variables are charted including the size, history, and commanding generals of the 23 Confederate armies. In addition, the name, location, date, casualty figures and who won for the 100 most important battles are provided.