Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Occupation Begins

Description:

Front: Text describes American advancement and control of Korean and Japanese cities after Japan's formal surrender on 1 Sept., United States time

Map shows Japan and Korea.

Photographs: Gen. MacArthur signs Japanese surrender terms on Battleship Missouri; Japanese foreign minister Shigemitsu signs at Tokyo Bay ceremony; Allied prisoners of war at Omori, Japan, hail their liberators.

Back: Text and color illustrations show United States Marines' activities.

Creator(s): [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Location(s):
Creation Date: September 10, 1945
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Two Collection
World War Two Newsmaps
Usage:
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Creator (Distributor):
[United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch

Prepared and distributed by Army Information Branch, Army Service Forces, [New York].

Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: [New York, N.Y.]
Date(s):
  • Creation: September 10, 1945
  • Digitized: April 27, 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States
Place
Japan
Place
North Korea
Place
South Korea
From August 28, 1945 to September 4, 1945
Description:

Front: Text describes American advancement and control of Korean and Japanese cities after Japan's formal surrender on 1 Sept., United States time

Map shows Japan and Korea.

Photographs: Gen. MacArthur signs Japanese surrender terms on Battleship Missouri; Japanese foreign minister Shigemitsu signs at Tokyo Bay ceremony; Allied prisoners of war at Omori, Japan, hail their liberators.

Back: Text and color illustrations show United States Marines' activities.

Note:

Front: "Volume IV No. 21F"
"Prepared from public sources of information."
"U.S. Government Printing Office - 1945 No. 654909"
Listed in 1946 Monthly Catalog, p. 136.

Back: "Volume IV No. 21B"

Physical Description:

1 map : col. ; 86 x 90 cm., on sheet 90 x 120 cm.

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Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 4, no. 21
Added Title: Newsmap. Monday, 10 September, 1945 : week of 28 August to 4 September
Added Title: Occupation Begins
Added Title: The United States Marines
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
World War Two Collection
Collection:
World War Two Newsmaps
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 60844676 |
  • GOVNO: W 109.207:4/21
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc855
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image