Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 11 weeks, 188th week of U.S. participation in the war

Description:

Front:
At bottom left: Halsey's ships rake Japan. At upper right: The Queen Mary brings home a boatload of Yanks. At lower right: Soldiers marching in formation behind a listing of "Divisions tenatively scheduled to return to United States during remainder of 1945. At lower center: Ft. Jackson, S.C. - training in jungle fighting before leaving for the Pacific. In center: Training posts for divisions returned and due to return for redeployment.

Map showing Asia and northern Australia ; outline map of the U.S. showing locations of various military camps

Includes 3 photographs.

Back:
The battle line. Text describes the role of the Army Engineer.

Includes photographs: Road making materials ground out by an Engineer rock crusher -- Bulldozer carving a road out of a hillside -- Dependable water supplies for troops -- Engineers working in deep snow as they unreel and adjust barbed wire -- Engineer divers are decompressed -- Bridges are arrested so that tank-dozers may clear the path -- Storms only make the "snapper's" job tougher as he seeks out mine fields -- Engineer corps cranes operate in the surf.

Creator(s): [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Location(s):
Creation Date: July 23, 1945
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Two Collection
World War Two Newsmaps
Usage:
Total Uses: 146
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Distributor):
[United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch

Prepared and distributed by Army Information Branch, Army Service Forces, 205 E. 42nd Street, New York 17, N.Y.

Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: New York, N.Y.
Date(s):
  • Creation: July 23, 1945
  • Digitized: April 26, 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States
Place
East & Southeast Asia
Place
Australia/Oceania
From July 10, 1945 to July 17, 1945
Description:

Front:
At bottom left: Halsey's ships rake Japan. At upper right: The Queen Mary brings home a boatload of Yanks. At lower right: Soldiers marching in formation behind a listing of "Divisions tenatively scheduled to return to United States during remainder of 1945. At lower center: Ft. Jackson, S.C. - training in jungle fighting before leaving for the Pacific. In center: Training posts for divisions returned and due to return for redeployment.

Map showing Asia and northern Australia ; outline map of the U.S. showing locations of various military camps

Includes 3 photographs.

Back:
The battle line. Text describes the role of the Army Engineer.

Includes photographs: Road making materials ground out by an Engineer rock crusher -- Bulldozer carving a road out of a hillside -- Dependable water supplies for troops -- Engineers working in deep snow as they unreel and adjust barbed wire -- Engineer divers are decompressed -- Bridges are arrested so that tank-dozers may clear the path -- Storms only make the "snapper's" job tougher as he seeks out mine fields -- Engineer corps cranes operate in the surf.

Note:

Front: "Volume IV No. 14F"
"Prepared from public sources of information"
"U.S. Government Printing Office - 591000"

Back: "Volume IV No. 14B"

Listed in 1946 Monthly Catalog, p. 136

Physical Description:

2 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; sheet 89 x 120 cm. ; scales vary.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 4, no. 14
Added Title: Newsmap. Monday, 23 July, 1945 : week of 10 July to 17 July, V-E Day + 11 weeks, 188th week of U. S. participation in the war
Added Title: The Battle Line
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
World War Two Collection
Collection:
World War Two Newsmaps
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 47197404 |
  • GOVNO: W 109.207:4/14
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc863
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image