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 Collection: World War Two Newsmaps
Newsmap : Army Areas
Front: Map shows 6 army areas in the U.S as of 11 June 1946. "A troop information program map: 11 June 1946." Back: Graphic chart of the organization of the war department. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc814/
Newsmap for the Armed Forces : going to school under the amended GI Bill of Rights
Front: Text describes: Education and job training for you -- Who is eligible? -- What kind of training can you get? -- How much training can you get? -- Who pays for your education? -- How do you apply for these benefits? Includes 3 photographs. Back: Memorandum to all officers and EM from Harry Truman, The White House, Washington, August 20, 1945. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc826/
Newsmap for the Armed Forces : UNO progress report
Front: Text describes the first meeting of the United Nations Organization. Maps:Proposed location of UNO corporate office -- Areas discussed at first Security Council meeting. Includes photographs: 1. Where Security Council will meet -- 2. UNO Site Committee -- 3. Secretary-General Trygve Lie -- 4. President Paul-Henri Spaak. Also includes: United Nations Organization [list of member countries]. Back: USAFI H.Q. Madison 3, Wisconsin, USA : for information--see your I and E officer ... Text describes the USAFI education program. Chart lists USAFI locations throughout the world. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc827/
Newsmap for the Armed Forces : U.S. fights world famine
Front: Text describes U.S. efforts to export grain to European countries to counteract starvation. Map: Average diets in European countries, based on the UNRRA Emergency Economic Committee Report of 6 February 1946. Back: For peace and our country - It's our job to : disarm the enemy, destroy his power, protect our country's interests, secure the peace, keep America strong. Text and illustration. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc828/
Newsmap for the Armed Forces : the sea-air navy : 319 warships set for Atlantic and Pacific fleets
Front: Text describes proposed post-war Atlantic and Pacific U.S. fleets. Shows graphic silhouettes of the different types of ships. Includes chart of proposed Navy personnel. Back: Let's not be fooled again... Text includes: Pro-German attitude grows as U.S. troops fraternize -- We talk tough, but we act soft -- Soldier's opinions of Germans rising. Reasons given for post-war occupation of Germany. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc829/
Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Iran, rich land poor land
Front: Text and illustrations highlight one of the kingdom of Iran and its vast, untapped oil reserves. Map: Iran. Photographs: The Shah of Iran, Mohamed Reza Pahlevi; British troops guard an oil refinery at Aradian; Mosque of Suz. Back: Text offers suggestions for making the most of post-war vocational and educational opportunities. Includes 7 photographs. Chart, Postwar Plans of Soldiers, is based on a survey conducted by the Research Branch of the Information-Education Division. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc830/
Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Unity in China
Front: Text highlights the new blueprint for a united democracy in China including Military Agreement, Coalition Government, and Civil Reform. Photographs: Prelude to unity: Gen. Marshall ... Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek and Mme. Chiang -- New freedom for the common man -- "Cease fire" ordered in Chungking: Gen. Chou En-Lai and Gen. Chang Chun Back: Text and illustrations show how the world has grown very small in terms of travel time since the invention of the steamship, the locomotive, and the airplane. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc831/
Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Operation Crossroads
Front: The text and illustrations highlight the issues in the atomic age, that humanity was perhaps at its most fateful crossroads. Photographs: Labor, industry sign wage agreements -- Radar reaches the Moon -- Pacific rendezvous -- Felix Gouin leads France -- Hans goes to the polls. Back: Highlights of 45 years (1901 - 1945) service of the Army Nurse Corps. Includes three photographs: U.S. nurses in Britain in 1918 -- Nurses in evacuation hospital, Sicily, 1943 -- Anzio : first nurses to receive Silver Star. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc832/
Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Demobilization
Front: Text and illustrations highlight the three phases of the demobilization plan. Back: A message from General Eisenhower (from an address delivered at Ottawa, 10 January 1946). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc833/
Newsmap for the Armed Forces : UNO, 51 Nations Unite For Peace
Front: The text highlights the founding of the UNO. Map: UNO members, their colonies and territories. Photographs: the opening session of the UNO at Central Hall, London, 10 January, 1945; American delegates to the UNO in conference. Back: Illustration of a sailor and French ships accompany text describing how the French fleet was scuttled at Toulan--destroying the harbor and surrounding installations--to avoid use by the Germans. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc834/
Newsmap for the Armed Forces : End of a myth
Front: The text highlights the methods by which Japan adopted democractic principals after the war ended. Map: a typical Japanese village on Echigo Plain. Photographs: Images of Hirohito dressed in royal robes and Western style clothing Back: The 1946 calendar. Phrase: Soldiers' deposits pay 4% interest : see your personnel officer. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc836/
Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Moscow conference decisions
Front: Text describes 5 Moscow conference decisions. Maps: Moscow conference decisions as reflected on the global map. Includes photograph of Ernest Bevin (Britain), V. M. Molotov (Russia) and James F. Byrnes (U.S.) Back: Reenlistment. List of reasons to reenlist. Charts of income and retirement income for enlisted classes. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc837/
Newsmap : Facing Starvation! : Army food conservation program
6 photographs with text: Here's how you can help; eat less bread; take only what you eat; substitute for scarce foods; use less sugar; plant a garden. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc816/
Newsmap : Farm loans
Text describes how the amended GI Bill supports farm loans. Includes 6 photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc823/
Newsmap : Job security
Text describes how the amended GI Bill of Rights helps veterans. Includes 2 photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc825/
Newsmap : The Mediterranean area : a troop information program map
Large map of the Mediterranean area with insets of South Tyrol, Dodecanese Islands, and Venezia Giulia. "Shaded areas indicate disputed territories." Separate, supplemental memorandum gives correction to the boundary line between Greece and Turkey. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc815/
Newsmap : The Middle East
Maps shows Middle East. "A troop information program map." Relief shown by hachures. Table lists countries, capitals, area in sq. miles, and population. Map key indicates oil fields, oil pipe lines, principal railways, principal roads. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc821/
Newsmap : Wherever you are..
Large globe connected by lines to four smaller globes, a manual and a soldier instruct enlisted men and women on how to enroll in grade school, high school or college level courses through the USAFI. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc822/
Newsmap : You can stop the--black market : don't buy or sell on it!
Hand with pointing index finger emphasizes the message that "you" are instrumental in controlling the illegal buying and selling of goods. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc813/
Newsmap for the Armed Forces : 1945: Year of Victory
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc838/
Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Troop deployment
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc839/
Newsmap for the Armed Forces : U.S. role in world affairs
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." digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc840/
Newsmap for the Armed Forces : 4 years after Pearl Harbor
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc841/
Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Changes in Army and Navy commands
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc842/
Newsmap for the Armed Forces : The atomic question
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc843/
Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Strategic Concept
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc844/
Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Army Plan for Unifying Armed Forces
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc845/
Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Air Transport Command
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). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc847/
Newsmap for the Armed Forces : the Berlin indictment
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc848/
Newsmap for the Armed Forces : the Sun is down
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc849/
Newsmap for the Armed Forces : the planned assault on Japan
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc850/
Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Code for the Conquered
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc851/
Newsmap for the Armed Forces : New Discharge Scores
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc852/
Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Demobilization Program.
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). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc853/
Newsmap for the Armed Forces
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). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc854/
Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Occupation Begins
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc855/
Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Yanks land on Japan
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc856/
Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Japan's empire, its advance and retreat
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc858/
Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 15 weeks, 192nd week of U.S. participation in the war
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc859/
Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 14 weeks, 191st week of U.S. participation in the war
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc860/
Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 13 weeks, 190th week of U.S. participation in the war
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc861/
Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 12 weeks, 189th week of U.S. participation in the war
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc862/
Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 11 weeks, 188th week of U.S. participation in the war
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc863/
Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 10 weeks, 187th week of U.S. participation in the war
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 ... digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc864/
Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 9 weeks, 186th week of U.S. participation in the war
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc865/
Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 8 weeks, 185th week of U.S. participation in the war
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc866/
Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 7 weeks, 184th week of U.S. participation in the war
Front: Text describes action on various fronts and is keyed to map. Photographs: Japanese soldiers, Japanese submarine, Suicide planes, Japanese war industry, aerial view of damage to Tokyo. Map: East Asia and Pacific. Inset maps: 5480 tons of bombs a day! Back: World map with shaded areas showing liberated areas since 7 Dec 1941, enemy held areas as of 8 May 1945; dotted lines show battlelines as of 7 Dec 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944 and 8 May 1945. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc867/
Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 6 weeks, 183rd week of U.S. participation in the war
Front: Text describes Pacific action. Map: Pacific action. Inset maps: Yanks push north on Luzon; Allied troops in New Borneo landings; Japs fall back toward Fr. Indo-China border. Back: Save : don't help delay V-Day! Illustration of fist raised in V for Victory sign with text admonishing no waste of materials. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc817/
Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 5 weeks, 182nd week of U.S. participation in the war
Front: Text describes action in portions of China, Japan, Okinawa and the Philippines. Keyed to map. Map shows Allied and Japanese held areas as of 5 June 1945 in portions of China, French Indo-China, Korea, Thailand, Japan, and the Phillippine Islands. Back: Ribbons representing decorations and awards : wear them correctly! Decorations and awards, and service ribbons are illustrated with detailed instructions and diagrams describing how to wear them correctly. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc818/
Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 4 weeks, 181st week of U.S. participation in the war
Front: Text describes action on Okinawa, in Foochow, Tokyo, Mindanao. Maps: Pacific action flares; Okinawa; Foochow; Tokyo; Mindanao. Relief shown by spot heights and hill shading. Back: Paper bullets. Text describes propaganda leaflets as part of psychological warfare. Illustrations and text detail German and Jap Safe-Conduct Surrender Pass instructions. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc819/
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