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 Year: 1945
 Collection: World War Two Newsmaps
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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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 288th week of the war, 170th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 288th week of the war, 170th week of U.S. participation

Date: March 19, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Americans Cross Rhine; New Philippine Landings; Allies in Mandalay. Maps: Red Army menaces Oder line, Road to Mandalay, Mindanao P.I. Includes distance scale from Linz east to Berlin and from Zehden west to Berlin. Back: Map of the Pacific and the Far East. Inset maps: Ryukyu Retto, Okinawa, Saipan, Iwo-Jima, Paramushiru, Chisima Retto (Kurile Is.).
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 289th week of the war, 171st week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 289th week of the war, 171st week of U.S. participation

Date: March 26, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text: Rhine bridgehead, Saar breakthrough, Berlin threat, Slow squeeze, Rich target, Principal port, "Jap Pittsburgh," Empire's heart. Maps: Bonn-Koblenz; Saarbrucken-Frankfurt; Stettin-Berlin; Danzig-Konigsberg; Kyushu; Kobe-Osaka; Nagoya; Tokyo. Back: Text, photographs, and illustrations highlight some facts about the U.S.S.R.
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 290th week of the war, 172nd week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 290th week of the war, 172nd week of U.S. participation

Date: April 2, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: U.S. Fleet Active; Alies Race Through Reich - Soviets Strike Toward Austria Maps: Allies race through Reich--Soviets strike toward Austria [Germany], Pacific fleet action, Budapest to Vienna. Inset map: The Ruhr. Back: Color photograph of a flame-throwing tank is accompanied by text highlighting research and development to produce new weapons.
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 291st week of the war, 173rd week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 291st week of the war, 173rd week of U.S. participation

Date: April 9, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Americans Isolate Ruhr; Vienna Threatened; Ryukyus Invaded. Maps: Eastern Europe, South Pacific, Okinawa. Back: Map of China's southeast coast. Includes inset maps: Shanghai, Wenchow, Foochow, Swatow, Canton, Hong Kong.
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 292nd week of the war, 174th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 292nd week of the war, 174th week of U.S. participation

Date: April 16, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Allies squeeze Reich; Okinawa resistance stiffens. Maps: [Western Europe]; Allies squeeze Reich, U.S. forces make new landings on Tawitawi and Masbate - Japanese battleship sunk, Okinawa resistance stiffens. Back: Illustration of a young woman looking at a 10 dollar war savings bond. Caption: "It will look even bigger-- after the war!"
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 293rd week of the war, 175th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 293rd week of the war, 175th week of U.S. participation

Date: April 23, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Maps: Okinawa Battle rages; Vienna taken; Europe; Germany; Italian offensive; Insets: Okinawa. Back: WAC: 3rd anniversary. Includes 8 photographs along with text descriptions and one cartoon by Sgt. Herblock.
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 7 weeks, 184th week of U.S. participation in the war

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 7 weeks, 184th week of U.S. participation in the war

Date: June 25, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: 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.
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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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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 + 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 + 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 + 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 + 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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