Events like Dieppe and the Normandy campaign fill the map suddenly with points. The animation draws on a Fusion Tables map.
Pausing on a month brings out patterns that are hard to spot otherwise – for example, four men from the immediate area of Gerrard and Broadview were killed in a six-day period in Italy in December 1943.
Click on the image to see the interactive.
* An interactive map feature showing Toronto’s Second World War casualties down to the household level.
Cross-posted from patrickcain.ca