The CIA recently declassified a litany of maps from different historical eras in our country during the 20th century. From World War II to the Cuban Missile Crisis, these maps offer a snapshot of how the world was at the time. Well, at least to American eyes at least. Take a look below and take a journey back in time.


PACIFIC JAPANESE CONTROL, 1945


BERLIN ZONES, 1945


ANTARTICA CLAIMS, 1956


INTERNATIONAL TRADE, 1950


ARCTIC REGION, 2000


UKRAINE OIL AND GAS, 1996


CNETRAL MOSCOW, 1980


CUBA COUNTRY PROFILE, 1977


WORLDWIDE COCA CULTIVATION,1990


BAGHDAD, 2003


AFGHAN PAKISTAN NORTH BORDER, 2010


IVORY TRANSPORTATION, 2013