Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 256th week of the war, 138th week of U.S. participation

Description:

Front: Text describes action on various war fronts : Eastern front, France, Italy, Southwest Pacific, Marianas, Far East.

Maps: North Sea, English Channel, and Bay of Biscay with surrounding countries as viewed from England. Japanese targets hit by B-20s 15 June, 7 July, and 29 July. Current battle line between Poland and the U.S.S.R. Distance map between Stalingrad and Warsaw.

Photographs: U.S. soldiers move warily toward hedgerows in the fields of Normandy; View of Florence, Italy from the Piazzole Michaelango showing the Arno River, Palazzo Vecchio and the cathedral; Underbelly view of the B-29 Superfortress.

Back: Text and illustrations highlight the responsibilities of the Navy's Amphibious Forces. Includes insignia and list of battles.

Creator(s): [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Location(s):
Creation Date: August 7, 1944
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Two Collection
World War Two Newsmaps
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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 Street, New York 17, N.Y.

Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: New York, N. Y.
Date(s):
  • Creation: August 7, 1944
  • Digitized: April 22, 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States
Place
Europe
Place
France
Place
Italy
Place
East & Southeast Asia
Place
Northern Mariana Islands
Place
China
From July 27, 1944 to August 3, 1944
Description:

Front: Text describes action on various war fronts : Eastern front, France, Italy, Southwest Pacific, Marianas, Far East.

Maps: North Sea, English Channel, and Bay of Biscay with surrounding countries as viewed from England. Japanese targets hit by B-20s 15 June, 7 July, and 29 July. Current battle line between Poland and the U.S.S.R. Distance map between Stalingrad and Warsaw.

Photographs: U.S. soldiers move warily toward hedgerows in the fields of Normandy; View of Florence, Italy from the Piazzole Michaelango showing the Arno River, Palazzo Vecchio and the cathedral; Underbelly view of the B-29 Superfortress.

Back: Text and illustrations highlight the responsibilities of the Navy's Amphibious Forces. Includes insignia and list of battles.

Note:

Front: "Volume III No. 16F"
"Prepared from public sources of information"
"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1944 - 591000"

Back: "Volume III No. 16B"

Listed in 1944 Monthly Catalog, p. 1092.

Physical Description:

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

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Added Title: Newsmap. Monday, August 7, 1944, : week of July 27 to August 3, 256th week of the war, 138th week of U.S. participation
Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 3, no. 16
Added Title: The Amphibs
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
World War Two Collection
Collection:
World War Two Newsmaps
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 60886770 |
  • GOVNO: W 109.207:3/16
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc913
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image