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 Year: 1945
 Collection: World War Two Newsmaps
Newsmap for the Armed Forces : 4 years after Pearl Harbor

Newsmap for the Armed Forces : 4 years after Pearl Harbor

Date: December 10, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes photographs: U.S. destroyer Shaw -- Third Fleet Unit -- Nazis march in Vienna -- 35th Infantry Division troops in Polch, Poland -- Joachim von Ribbentrop -- Signatures on the United Nations Security Charter -- Nipponese who helped capture the headquarters of Chinese 29th Army at Tungchow -- Pfc. Cecil Cunningham, of St. Louis, MO in Tokyo -- Navy Secretary Frank Knox draws the second number in the Third Selective Service drawing -- Five Michigan men leave a separation center at Fort Sheridan, Ill. after discharge. Back: Map shows eastern portion of the United States with population statistics by state and per person income payments in 1940 and 1944.
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Newsmap for the Armed Forces : 1945: Year of Victory

Newsmap for the Armed Forces : 1945: Year of Victory

Date: December 31, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes photographs. Photographs: German PWs arriving in States on V-E-Day; January: Yanks on Luzon; February: "Big three" at Yalta; March: across the Rhine at Remagen; April: Franklin Delano Roosevelt dies; May: V-E-Day; June: United Nations; July: Potsdam Conference; August: atomic age begins; September: V-J-Day ends World War II; October: Goering and 23 other high Nazis indicted for war crimes; November: new chief of staff; December: Moscow meeting. Back: If you plan to return to school or college. Text describes how to apply for college credit for Army training. 2 photographs.
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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 : 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 : Changes in Army and Navy commands

Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Changes in Army and Navy commands

Date: December 3, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes Generals Marshall, Eisenhower, and McNarney, as well as Admirals King, Nimitz, and Spruance. Includes 6 photographs. Back: Where will the best jobs be? Illustration and text.
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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 : 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 : 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 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 : 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 : Troop deployment

Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Troop deployment

Date: December 24, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Chart of U.S. troop deployment is keyed to world maps. 3 maps include Asiatic-Pacific, European, American areas of deployment. Back: V-E, V-J, VD : there is an enemy still to be defeated. Text warns of venereal diseases.
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Newsmap for the Armed Forces : U.S. role in world affairs

Newsmap for the Armed Forces : U.S. role in world affairs

Date: December 17, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Information Branch
Description: Text describes U.S. role in world affairs and is keyed to map. Map projection is "designed to minimize distortions along the 40th parallel which runs approximately through Tokyo and Washington."
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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. 277th week of the war, 159th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 277th week of the war, 159th week of U.S. participation

Date: January 1, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: German offensive gains momentum, "Greatest Japanese Defeat," Soviet forces in action, Fighting bitter on Italian front. Maps: [German offensive] -- Mindoro -- Philippine Islands -- Leyte, Samar battle area -- Czechoslovakia, Hungary border -- Northern Italy near Bologna. Back: 1945 calendar with advice: "Every day be careful what you say or write!"
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 278th week of the war, 160th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 278th week of the war, 160th week of U.S. participation

Date: January 8, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Jap-Held Island Hammered from Air, Philippines take Allied Aerial Blows, Allies Blunt German Western Front Drive, Battle Rages Inside Budapest. Maps: Burma, India, China -- Iwo-Jima -- Distance from Japan to Saipan -- Philippine targets -- Belgium region -- Central Europe -- Eastern front. Back: Map of Germany and its approaches.
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 279th week of the war, 161st week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 279th week of the war, 161st week of U.S. participation

Date: January 15, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Allies score multiple gains in Burma; Luzon hammered from air-superforts active; German bulge compressed; new Philippine landings. Maps: Pacific action; [Burma]; steps to Luzon; Luzon invasion; Counter-offensives. Back: Two black and white aerial photographs of Duren, Germany: before and after.
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 280th week of the war, 162nd week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 280th week of the war, 162nd week of U.S. participation

Date: January 22, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: U.S. aircrafts invade enemy waters, American troops penetrate Luzon, Allies Strike German Perimeter, Red Army on the Move. Maps: U.S. aircrafts invade enemy waters -- Western front salient -- Burma -- American troops penetrate Luzon -- Road to Manila -- Soviet offensive. Back: Color map of Sumatra and Malay states
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 281st week of the war, 163rd week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 281st week of the war, 163rd week of U.S. participation

Date: January 29, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: German Salient Compressed, Red Army in Full Scale Offensive, Tarlac Falls - Pacific Air Action Continues. Maps: European fronts -- South from Lingayen -- Formosa -- South China Sea. Back: Color poster highlights the importance of saving.
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 282nd week of the war, 164th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 282nd week of the war, 164th week of U.S. participation

Date: February 5, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Americans drive toward Manila; Allied aircraft active in Pacific; Red Army on road to Berlin; Allies erase German bulge. Maps: Objective Manila; Pacific action; West to Berlin; East to Berlin. Inset map of Berlin. Back: Text and 6 photographs highlight the activities of the Army Postal Service that delivers an average of 40 million piece of mail a week.
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 283rd week of the war, 165th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 283rd week of the war, 165th week of U.S. participation

Date: February 12, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Allies close on Reich from two sides, Aircraft strike over wide Pacific area, Manila liberation frees prisoners. Maps: [Germany]; [Pacific area]; Manila liberated. Insets: Manila Back: Text and 17 photographs show Japan in 1939.
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 284th week of the war, 166th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 284th week of the war, 166th week of U.S. participation

Date: February 19, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Allies press western front Offensive; Manila battle continues - B-29's active; Soviets make new crossings Maps: Western Front, Soviet Salient, U.S. troops continue to clear Manila. Back: Text and illustration and photographs highlight the role of Military Police.
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 285th week of the war, 167th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 285th week of the war, 167th week of U.S. participation

Date: February 26, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Allies Widen Kleve-Goch Salient, Red Army Drives on Danzig, Americans Land on Iwo and Corregidor - Tokyo Hammered Maps: European war [Berlin including surrounding area and 2 insets] -- Pacific war [South Pacific and insets of Tokyo and Iwo]. Back: Text, photograph, and map highlight the big three Crimea conference. "President Roosevelt, Prime Minister Churchill, and Marshal Stalin meeting on the shores of the Black Sea, fully agreed on plans and policies that are designed to bring a secure peace to the World." Highlights are: the defeat of Germany; liberation; peace security and freedom for all; remove the causes of war.
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 286th week of the war, 168th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 286th week of the war, 168th week of U.S. participation

Date: March 5, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: U.S. Troops Cross Roer in New Drives; Tokyo Smashed Again - Manila Falls. Maps: Drives into Germany -- Volcano Islands -- Iwo. Back: Text highlights what the Army is doing to help the folks back home and suggests ways service people and families can work with the Office of Dependency Benefits to ensure prompt payments.
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 287th week of the war, 169th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 287th week of the war, 169th week of U.S. participation

Date: March 12, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Iwo Battle Bitter; Americans Take Cologne - Soviets Reach Baltic. Maps: Pacific spearheads; The Rhine. Back: Text and photographs highlight the bitter battle on the tiny island of Iwo Jima.
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