More than a million men lost their lives on the Western Front during WWI. This map from the BBC pinpoints key locations along the Western Front, highlighting the general movements of both sides and detailing the battles of Ypres, Verdun and the Somme.
Simplistic, yet effective, animation of the Battle for Iwo Jima. This map portrays the lead-up and the invasion of the island including the locations where Medal of Honor recipients earned their decorations.
Amnesty International's Eyes On Darfur project presents high-resolution satellite pictures of devastated villages in Darfur showing clear evidence of the atrocities being committed. The project enables users to "watch over" and protect twelve highly vulnerable villages.