Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 246th week of the war, 128th week of U.S. participation

Description:

Front:
Text describes action on various war fronts: Italy, Pacific, USSR, China, Southeast Asia, Western Europe.

Maps: Central Italy showing current offensive areas and the battle line as of 11 May, 1944; Extent of Allied ground force operations.

Includes photographs: 20,000 ft. column of smoke rising from Ploesti, Romania; Supply column heads north through Castelforte, Italy; American soldier walks through piles of rubble in the aftermath of heavy shelling; Amphibious "ducks" outside Anzio, laden with supplies for Fifth Army troops; Tanks emerge from the Assam Hills in northern India; Army nurse Lt. Jane Easton of Atlantic City, NJ and nurse Doru Chu of China tend to Corp. George Sammy of Gary, Ind. in China, Lt. La Retta Matthews of Lakeland, FL and Lt. Carolyn Taylor, Douglaston, L.I., N.Y. converse with a fabric shop owner in a Chinese city.

Back:
New Guinea. Map (continuation of map issued in Newsmap v. 2, no. 37).

Creator(s): [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Location(s):
Creation Date: May 29, 1944
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Two Collection
World War Two Newsmaps
Usage:
Total Uses: 103
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Creator (Distributor):
[United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch

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

Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: New York, N.Y.
Date(s):
  • Creation: May 29, 1944
  • Digitized: April 21, 2006
Coverage:
Place
Philippines
Place
New Guinea Island
Place
Italy
Place
Russia
Place
China
Place
East & Southeast Asia
Place
Europe
From May 18, 1944 to May 25, 1944
Description:

Front:
Text describes action on various war fronts: Italy, Pacific, USSR, China, Southeast Asia, Western Europe.

Maps: Central Italy showing current offensive areas and the battle line as of 11 May, 1944; Extent of Allied ground force operations.

Includes photographs: 20,000 ft. column of smoke rising from Ploesti, Romania; Supply column heads north through Castelforte, Italy; American soldier walks through piles of rubble in the aftermath of heavy shelling; Amphibious "ducks" outside Anzio, laden with supplies for Fifth Army troops; Tanks emerge from the Assam Hills in northern India; Army nurse Lt. Jane Easton of Atlantic City, NJ and nurse Doru Chu of China tend to Corp. George Sammy of Gary, Ind. in China, Lt. La Retta Matthews of Lakeland, FL and Lt. Carolyn Taylor, Douglaston, L.I., N.Y. converse with a fabric shop owner in a Chinese city.

Back:
New Guinea. Map (continuation of map issued in Newsmap v. 2, no. 37).

Note:

Front: "Volume III No. 6F"
Back: "Volume III No. 6B"
"Prepared from public sources of information."
"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1944 - 538110"
Listed in 1944 Monthly Catalog, p. 882.

Physical Description:

4 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; sheet 90 x 120 cm. ; scales vary.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): U.S.S.R. | Soviet Union
Contributor(s):
Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 3, no. 6
Added Title: Newsmap. Monday, May 29, 1944 : week of May 18 to May 25, 246th week of the war, 128th week of U.S. participation
Added Title: New Guinea
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
World War Two Collection
Collection:
World War Two Newsmaps
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 60886925 |
  • GOVNO: W 109.207:3/6
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc872
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image