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Newsmap for the Armed Forces : The atomic question

Newsmap for the Armed Forces : The atomic question

Date: November 26, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text highlights some of the issues of using atomic energy and weapons. Includes information on the three-nation [U.S., Great Britain, Canada] declaration on atomic energy. Photographs: Smoke from an atomic bomb blast towers miles above Nagasaki; All but the base of a steel tower holding an atomic bomb was vaporized during test explosion in New Mexico; Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer; These men took part in the atomic bomb conferences at the White House : Prime Minister Attlee; President Truman; Prime Minister Mackenzie King; T. L. Rowan, Attlee's secretary; Dr. Vannevar Bush, U. S. expert; Maj. Gen. E. I. C. Jacob, British expert; Representative Charles A. Eaton of New Jersey; Senator Brian McMahon of Connecticut; Canadian Ambassador Lester B. Pearson; Secretary of State James F. Byrnes; Representative Sol Bloom of New York; Admiral William D. Leahy; the Japanese city of Hiroshima after it had been leveled by an atomic bomb. Back: Text and illustration give a progress report on demobilization of Army, Marines, and Navy as of 1 November 1945.
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Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Strategic Concept

Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Strategic Concept

Date: November 19, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text highlights the strategic concept that guided the Western Allies to victory in Europe. Map shows German occupied territory as of 7 Dec 1941 in western Europe and North Africa. Back: Text and illustration highlight the postwar job as a threefold task: Speedily demobilize those in uniform who want to return to civilian life, maintain and supply occupation forces, and provide for peacetime military strength to help ensure world security.
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Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Army Plan for Unifying Armed Forces

Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Army Plan for Unifying Armed Forces

Date: November 12, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text and chart show chain of command and organizational structure in the proposed unified armed forces. The plan was presented to the Senate Military Affairs Committee on 30 October 1945. Back: Illustration of a young woman with crossed fingers has caption emphasizing the need to save some of that hard-earned money.
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 295th week of the war, 177th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 295th week of the war, 177th week of U.S. participation

Date: May 7, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Maps show military activities throughout Europe, China, and the Philippines during the week. Inset map: Pacific action Photograph: U.S. Sixty-Ninth Division Infantrymen greet Red Army soldiers on the Elbe River bridge at Torgau. Accompanied by timeline showing dates, key cities, and mileage for both armies to meet. Back: [oblique col. map]: Japan from Siberia.
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Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Air Transport Command

Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Air Transport Command

Date: November 5, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Map with text shows routes of the Army's Air Transport Command as of 1 September 1945. Back: The text and maps highlight the Naval Air Transport Service (Atlantic and Pacific wings).
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Newsmap for the Armed Forces : the Berlin indictment

Newsmap for the Armed Forces : the Berlin indictment

Date: October 29, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Photographs of 24 German leaders set into the shape of a swastika include names, titles, and crimes they are accused of committing. Back: "The world we'll live in" -- illustration of a group of men inside a globe is accompanied by text highlighting the need for nations to work together for a better world ahead.
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Newsmap for the Armed Forces : the Sun is down

Newsmap for the Armed Forces : the Sun is down

Date: October 22, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Information Branch
Description: Front: The text highlights what happened in the first weeks of the occupation of Japan. Photographs: General MacArthur receives Emperor Hirohito at the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo -- Japanese officer reads demobilization order to Japanese troops in Tokyo -- Shinto priests -- Gen. Yamashita, on war-criminal list, has been arraigned in Manila -- American officers inspect records of the Bank of Japan in Tokyo. Back: Illustration of material goods arrayed on the outline of the United States is accompanied by text showing the good things of American life.
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Newsmap for the Armed Forces : the planned assault on Japan

Newsmap for the Armed Forces : the planned assault on Japan

Date: October 15, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text is an excerpt from the Biennial Report of The Chief of Staff, United States Army, 1 July 1943 to 30 June 1945, to the secretary of war showing plans for the invasion of Japan. Map: Japan. Back: Map and figures show the world population in 1940 and projected to 1970. Also gives population and projections for selected areas.
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Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Code for the Conquered

Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Code for the Conquered

Date: October 8, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes principal points which disestablish the Reich and eliminate its war-making powers Photograph: A group of men in uniform and in street dress stand in the foreground appearing to read the code for the conquered. Back: Illustration of a serviceman in a hand-held test tube is accompanied by text giving points about identifying and preparing to pick a civilian job after discharge from the service.
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Newsmap for the Armed Forces : New Discharge Scores

Newsmap for the Armed Forces : New Discharge Scores

Date: October 1, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: New discharge scores are given for enlisted men, WACS, and officers. Also includes excerpts from a transcript of General Marshall's extemporaneous remarks on demobilization during an appearance before Members of Congress on 20 September [1945]. Photographs: General of the Army Marshall and General Handy confer at their recent meeting with Senate and House members, [soldiers and civilians]. Back: The text gives important facts about service life insurance.
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Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Demobilization Program.

Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Demobilization Program.

Date: September 24, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Maps: Silhouette maps of Japan and Korea, U.S., and Germany and Austria help illustrate the distribution of men in the Army as of 1 July 1946. Back: Text and color illustrations show various shoulder insignia of United States Army combat divisions with a partial list of their combat locations (World War II).
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Newsmap for the Armed Forces

Newsmap for the Armed Forces

Date: September 17, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Maps: Major bases proposed for postwar U.S. Navy; Japan: American troops invest the enemy homeland. Photograph: First U.S. Occupation Forces March Down Tokyo Street. Back: Comparison chart of non-commissioned grades and ratings of the armed forces (Army, Navy and Coast Guard, Marine Corps).
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Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Occupation Begins

Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Occupation Begins

Date: September 10, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
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.
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Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Yanks land on Japan

Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Yanks land on Japan

Date: September 3, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes American occupation of Japan beginning 28 August, 1945 and is keyed to map. Map shows eastern central coast of Japan. Inset shows map of Japan. Back: Armed forces radio. Text describes stations and programs. World maps shows locations of AFRS stations, AFRS hospital systems in the U.S., commercial and government stations airing AFRS programs.
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 294th week of the war, 176th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 294th week of the war, 176th week of U.S. participation

Date: April 30, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Maps: Soviets Enter Berlin ; Pacific Allies Gain. Inset map: Berlin. Back: [text and ill.]: San Francisco Conference -- Geared to peace and progress -- International organization proposed at Dumbarton Oaks.
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Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Japan's empire, its advance and retreat

Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Japan's empire, its advance and retreat

Date: August 27, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text chart of the history of Japan's empire from 1895 to 19 August, 1945. 4 maps: Japanese empire, 1931; Japanese empire, Dec. 1941; Japanese empire, Aug. 1942 ; Japanese holdings as war ended. Back: "Please...get there and back!": contains photographs and text about the Army Transportation Corps. Includes picture of a woman's face.
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 15 weeks, 192nd week of U.S. participation in the war

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 15 weeks, 192nd week of U.S. participation in the war

Date: August 20, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes attacks on Japan. Map of East Asia:The Knockout blows fall. Includes photographs: Soviet Union sends powerful Far Eastern forces into Manchuria, American plane drops atomic bomb on Japanese city of Hiroshima, Third fleet warships and planes. Back: Advance base sectional docks. Description and photographs of Navy floating dry docks.
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 14 weeks, 191st week of U.S. participation in the war

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 14 weeks, 191st week of U.S. participation in the war

Date: August 13, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Summary of Potsdam conference. War News 7 August. Map shows European boundaries as of January 1938. Inset map details administration of eastern Germany and East Prussia. Back: Map of Formosa; inset map shows location of Formosa in Asia.
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 13 weeks, 190th week of U.S. participation in the war

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 13 weeks, 190th week of U.S. participation in the war

Date: August 6, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: "In a few months we expect to run out of targets in Japan"--Maj. Gen. C. E. LeMay. Text describes targets in Japan. Map: Japan. Relief shown pictorially. Includes photograph of Kobe : under B-29 attack, 4 June 45. Back: Special devices. "Dedicated to the safe and rapid training of pilots and aircrewmen." Photographs: Recognition; Navigation; Maintenance; Bombing and torpedoing; Operational flight training; Terrain recognition; Anti-aircraft; Fixed gunnery; Free gunnery.
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 12 weeks, 189th week of U.S. participation in the war

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 12 weeks, 189th week of U.S. participation in the war

Date: July 30, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes war action at 7 points in Japan and is keyed to map. Map: U.S. and British fleet fight along the coasts of Japan. Includes photograph: Swarms of carrier aircraft and guns of the combined U.S. and British fleet rocked Japan. Back: 1907. Text describes the creation of a division of aeronautics in 1907. Includes 9 photographs of various types of Allied aircraft.
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 11 weeks, 188th week of U.S. participation in the war

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

Date: July 23, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
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.
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 10 weeks, 187th week of U.S. participation in the war

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 10 weeks, 187th week of U.S. participation in the war

Date: July 16, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: 8 years of war in China with chart of significant dates. Shows Japanese held areas as of 10 July with distances between larger cities. Map of Southeast Asia. Includes inset map of Asia. Includes 3 photographs. Back: [Quote from General Somervell] Burn this thought into your minds ...
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 9 weeks, 186th week of U.S. participation in the war

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 9 weeks, 186th week of U.S. participation in the war

Date: July 9, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts and is keyed to map; Allies push closer. Maps show East Asia. Back: On verso: Size! Comparison map of the United States to the western Pacific with text.
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 8 weeks, 185th week of U.S. participation in the war

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 8 weeks, 185th week of U.S. participation in the war

Date: July 2, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts and is keyed to maps of Asia and the Pacific. Maps of Borneo and Southeast Asia. Relief shown by gradient tints. Inset shows the area of Borneo compared with the United States. Photograph of Balikpapan. Back: "Now--if he will just save some money--everything will be O.K." Color illustration of woman with hammer in hand and four lucky horseshoes hanging around a service star.
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