Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 4 weeks, 181st week of U.S. participation in the war

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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.

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5 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; 40 x 40 cm., or smaller, sheet 89 x 120 cm.; scales vary.

Creation Information

[United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch June 4, 1945.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 4 weeks, 181st week of U.S. participation in the war
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 4, no. 7
  • Added Title: Newsmap. Monday, 4 June, 1945 : week of 22 May to 29 May, V-E Day + 4 weeks, 181st week of U. S. participation in the war
  • Added Title: Paper Bullets

Description

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.

Physical Description

5 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; 40 x 40 cm., or smaller, sheet 89 x 120 cm.; scales vary.

Notes

Front: "Volume IV No. 7F"
"Prepared from public sources of information"
"U.S. Government Printing Office, 1944 - 591000"

Back: "Volume IV No. 7B"

Listed in 1945 Monthly Catalog, p. 811.

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World War Two Collection

These materials focus on WWII and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials created during the time period, materials may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

World War Two Newsmaps

The Newsmaps were published by the U.S. War Department during World War II. They usually feature maps displaying the theaters of conflict, and often include narrative descriptions of war-related events. Some feature photographic essays or poster-like designs on themes such as enemy insignias, demobilization, and farm loans.

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  • June 4, 1945

Start & End Dates

  • May 22, 1945 - May 29, 1945

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 11:36 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 20, 2017, 2:20 p.m.

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[United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch. Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 4 weeks, 181st week of U.S. participation in the war, poster, June 4, 1945; New York, N.Y.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc819/: accessed October 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.