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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 243rd week of the war, 125th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 243rd week of the war, 125th week of U.S. participation

Date: May 8, 1944
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Air offensive, Italy, Central Pacific, Southwest Pacific, Southeast Asia, Eastern front. Maps: New Guinea; Pre-invasion air offensive. Includes 7 photographs. Back: Four approaches to Japan [from Alaska, from China-Burma, from Manchuria, from the S. W. Pacific]. Color illustrations showing the 4 approaches from perspective above the globe.
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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. 275th week of the war, 157th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 275th week of the war, 157th week of U.S. participation

Date: December 18, 1944
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Western front battle, Pressure on Budapest, German attack in Italy, Ormoc Falls: B-20s active, Far Eastern front. Maps: European front, The Saar, Hungarian front, Pacific action, Leyte area. Back: Text highlights "Preventive Maintenance" and describes the need to take care of ordnance equipment and "keep 'em rolling." Illustrations of 18 types of mobile ordnance are labeled.
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 272nd week of the war, 154th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 272nd week of the war, 154th week of U.S. participation

Date: November 27, 1944
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Open general offensive, Armies in action, Italian fighting bitter, Budapest under siege, U.S. planes hit Manila, Japs increase pressure, Ledo-Burma Road. Maps: Leyte progress, Italian front, Allied offensive, Budapest to Miskolc. Back: Text and 12 photographs highlight the "Mulberry" secret floating harbor used with the European invasion.
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 270th week of the war, 152nd week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 270th week of the war, 152nd week of U.S. participation

Date: November 13, 1944
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Drive to Free Port, Russian Soil Cleared, B-29s Bomb Singapore, Leyte Action, Eleventh Army Group, Maps: [Eastern Europe], Road to Cologne [Germany], Philippines (Northern Half), Netherlands Battle Front. Back: Post-war plans: a series of four cartoons emphasize the importance of a soldier using money wisely if he wants to achieve post-war goals. Options listed are soldiers' deposits, personal transfer account, class E allotments of pay, war bonds, and national service life insurance.
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 276th week of the war, 158th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 276th week of the war, 158th week of U.S. participation

Date: December 25, 1944
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: 600-mile water jump, Pacific war in the air, Nazis stage offensive, Budapest Under Siege, Eighth Takes Strongpoint. Maps: Mindoro -- Pacific war in the air -- Red Army -- Western action. Inset maps: Philippine Islands -- Budapest. Back: Map of South Burma and Thailand
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 273rd week of the war, 155th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 273rd week of the war, 155th week of U.S. participation

Date: December 4, 1944
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Saipan to Tokyo -- Hit Jap shipping -- General Allied push -- Liberate Estonia -- Alexander takes over -- Action in Burma -- Japs drive on Kweiyang. Maps: Action in the west -- Japan -- North Burma. Inset maps: Tokyo -- [distance from Tokyo to Saipan]. Back: Text and 8 photographs highlight the activities and achievements of the Army Medical Department.
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 269th week of the war, 151st week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 269th week of the war, 151st week of U.S. participation

Date: November 6, 1944
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: U.S. Naval Victory, Pearl Harbor Battleships, Allied Drives, Northern Action Maps: Central Europe, the Philippines, includes inset map. Back: Text and illustration describe how a vicious rumor is deadly and advises people to spike all rumors and never repeat them.
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 271st week of the war, 153rd week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 271st week of the war, 153rd week of U.S. participation

Date: November 20, 1944
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Open Metz drive, Strong barriers ahead, Pressure on Budapest, Tirpitz goes down, Japs stiffen resistance, B-29s over targets, Evacuate U.S. air base. Maps: Western front, Budapest to Miskolc front, Third Army offensive, Leyte, Allied troops strike south in Burma. Back: Text highlights amphibian armies' combat strategies and victories. Includes 3 photographs plus images of the Ampib's shoulder patch and pocket patch.
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 274th week of the war, 156th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 274th week of the war, 156th week of U.S. participation

Date: December 11, 1944
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Allied pressure increases, Cologne approaches attacked, Saar Valley threatened; Red Army strikes; Ravenna falls; Pacific Theatre active; Kweiyang evacuated; Japs retreat in Burma. Maps: Soviet drive; Cologne Plain; Winter offensive; Japanese threat; Leyte. Inset map: Philippines. Back: Photographs and llustrations highlight various infantry weapons: guns, rifles, pistols, machine guns, mortars and other weapons.
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Newsmap. Monday, August 9, 1943 : week of July 29 to August 5, 204th week of the war, 86th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. Monday, August 9, 1943 : week of July 29 to August 5, 204th week of the war, 86th week of U.S. participation

Date: August 9, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Italy, Sicily, Rumania, Russia, Germany, Burma-China, Southwest Pacific. Map: Strategic air distances across the Mediterranean./ Relief shown by hachures. Photographs: Army engineers work in the Aluetians; A Tommy reads "Soldier's guide to Sicily"; Royal Artillery Detachment stationed north of Syracuse, Sicily examines damage done by Italians to a mobile anti-aircraft train; Nazis surrender to U.S. Infantrymen near Carlentini; Junkers-290 transport shot down by an RAF Marauder near the coast of Bastia, Corsica; U.S. Marines push a generator into position near Munda; Japanese interpreters of the U.S. Army decipher papers found on a wounded Japanese officer; A winch pulls a mud-splattered jeep free on Rendova; 155mm rifle sends rounds into Munda from Rendova Island. Back: [text and ill.]: The long, tough fight ahead : beyond sunny Italy!/ Back text includes quote from the President of the United States, July 28, 1943: "I confess that I myself am sometimes bewildered by conflicting statements that I see in the press ..."
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Newsmap for the Armed Forces : UNO progress report

Newsmap for the Armed Forces : UNO progress report

Date: March 11, 1946
Creator: [United States.] Army Information Branch
Description: 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.
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 3 weeks, 180th week of U.S. participation in the war

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 3 weeks, 180th week of U.S. participation in the war

Date: May 28, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes fighting on Okinawa. Maps: Okinawa; Nagoya ablaze; [Japan-East China Sea]. Back: Text and 10 photographs show reconnaissance aircraft and activities.
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 297th week of the war, 179th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 297th week of the war, 179th week of U.S. participation

Date: May 21, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text keyed to map of Asia describes military action in Japan, Okinawa, China, The Philippines, and Borneo. Inset: View of the world from the north pole. Back: Two Down . . . One to go! Illustration of two soldiers in hand-to-hand combat is accompanied by text regarding the war with Japan.
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Newsmap for the Armed Forces : U.S. fights world famine

Newsmap for the Armed Forces : U.S. fights world famine

Date: March 4, 1946
Creator: [United States.] Army Information Branch
Description: 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.
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Newsmap. Monday, June 15, 1942 : week of June 5 to June 12

Newsmap. Monday, June 15, 1942 : week of June 5 to June 12

Date: June 15, 1942
Creator: [United States]. Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Midway, China, India, Libya, RAF, Australia, Madagascar, East Indies, Russia; The second front: Allies, production. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Inset maps show Russian Front; Midway Islands; Battle of Libya. Includes 15 photographs. Back: Color illustration of a German Gruppe. Text and drawings detailing the organization, uniforms, insignia and weapons of the basic German army unit.
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Newsmap for the Armed Forces : the sea-air navy : 319 warships set for Atlantic and Pacific fleets

Newsmap for the Armed Forces : the sea-air navy : 319 warships set for Atlantic and Pacific fleets

Date: February 25, 1946
Creator: [United States.] Army Information Branch
Description: 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.
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Newsmap for the Armed Forces : going to school under the amended GI Bill of Rights

Newsmap for the Armed Forces : going to school under the amended GI Bill of Rights

Date: March 18, 1946
Creator: [United States.] Army Information Branch
Description: 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.
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 240th week of the war, 122nd week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 240th week of the war, 122nd week of U.S. participation

Date: April 17, 1944
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: USSR; Air war; Southeast Asia; Central Pacific; Southwest Pacific. Maps: Burma; Dutch New Guinea/ North-East New Guinea/ Papua./ Relief shown by shading. Includes 6 photographs. Back: Are the folks at home backing us up? . . . . Text describes war bond purchasing on the homefront. Includes illustrations.
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Newsmap. Monday, February 14, 1944 : week of February 3 to February 10, 231st week of the war, 113th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. Monday, February 14, 1944 : week of February 3 to February 10, 231st week of the war, 113th week of U.S. participation

Date: February 14, 1944
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Morale Services Division. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: USSR, Italy, Marshall Is., Southwest Pacific, Paramushiru, Air offensive. Inset maps: [South Pacific], [Kwajalein], [Soviet border from Sept. 1, 1939 to Nov. 5, 1943]. Includes photographs: Captured Japanese light tank, Mt. Trocchio, Nettuno beachhead, British anti-tank gun. Back: Central Italy. Map with inset of oblique view showing difficult terrain.
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Newsmap. Monday, May 17, 1943 : week of May 7 to May 14, 192nd week of the war, 74th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. Monday, May 17, 1943 : week of May 7 to May 14, 192nd week of the war, 74th week of U.S. participation

Date: May 17, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: North Africa, Southwest Pacific, China-Burma, Plans, Aleutians, Russia Large world map is keyed to text and shows United Nations, Axis and Axis occupied areas, countries with Axis relations broken, and neutral countries. Inset maps: Shrinking battle lines in Tunisia; Crimea and surrounding region showing Nazi held territories. Photographs: Army-Navy expedition lands at Amchitka; Army gunner sets up AA defense at the westernmost U.S. air base in the Aleutians; Navy Seabees take shelter in foxholes; Allied soldiers line up for chow in almost knee-deep mud. Back: Text entitled "So he can fight!" describes the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps.
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Newsmap. Monday, February 7, 1944 : week of January 27 to February 3, 230th week of the war, 112th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. Monday, February 7, 1944 : week of January 27 to February 3, 230th week of the war, 112th week of U.S. participation

Date: February 7, 1944
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Morale Services Division. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Central Pacific, Italy, USSR, Air war, Burma. Maps show Marshall Islands; Allied advances during the week. Photographs: Artillery technique in Italy; American helmets of the 25th Division and hats of a New Zealand brigade mingle at Vella Lavella; Navy mobile photographic laboratory comes ashore in the Solomons; African Goummiers of the Fifth Army don traditional gowns over American uniforms; Pilots of the 99th Fighter Squadron talk tactics; German transport vehicles retreat from the Soviet front; Photographer positioned where a .50 caliber gun would be mounted in a Navy reconnaissance Liberator; Soldiers stuff 250 pamphlets into each 25 pound shell in Italy; Fifth Army infantry battalion's 81 mm. mortars travel by mule in Venafro. Back: Jap army uniforms. Color illustrations of seasonal and miscellaneous uniforms of officers and men.
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 233rd week of the war, 115th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 233rd week of the war, 115th week of U.S. participation

Date: February 28, 1944
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Morale Services Division. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Central Pacific, Southwest Pacific, Air war, Burma, USSR. Maps show air attacks from London to various sites in Germany; New Ireland; south Pacific; Truk Is. Includes photographs: "Island forts", Marine corps set up radio telephone sets at Roi Island, Leathernecks set up machine guns immediately upon landing, All-Negro Ninety-Ninth Fighter Squadron at Anzio, German prisoners disembark from an LST to a prison camp, wounded female Jugoslav guerillas arrive in Malta, General Sir Harold Alexander chats with Yank rangers near Cisterno. Back: Text states "In Mein Kampf, Hitler stated that his plan was to destroy France first, then England, after which he would have the United States cornered without a fight!."
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Newsmap. Monday, June 21, 1943 : week of June 10 to June 17, 197th week of the war, 79th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. Monday, June 21, 1943 : week of June 10 to June 17, 197th week of the war, 79th week of U.S. participation

Date: June 21, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Mediterranean, Russia, Western Europe, Southwest Pacific, Submarines. Maps show the Mediterranean arena; New Guinea and northern Australia. Photographs: Thousands of gas shells at the ready in an American arsenal; Nazi Junkers 52 trimotor transports attempt to evacuate supplies to the European mainland from Tunisia. Back: Text and illustrations highlight possible diseases in the tropics and ways to avoid becoming ill. Discusses malaria, dysentery, and skin diseases.
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