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

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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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1 map on 1 sheet : col. ; sheet 89 x 120 cm.; scale not given.

Creation Information

[United States.] Army Information Branch March 4, 1946.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap for the Armed Forces : U.S. fights world famine
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 4, no. 46
  • Added Title: Newsmap. Monday, 4 March, 1946 : week of 19 February to 26 February
  • Added Title: 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

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.

Physical Description

1 map on 1 sheet : col. ; sheet 89 x 120 cm.; scale not given.

Notes

Front: "Volume IV No. 46F"
"Prepared from public sources of information."
"U.S. Government Printing Office - 654909"

Back: "Volume IV"

Listed in 1946 Monthly Catalog, p. 848.

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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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  • March 4, 1946

Start & End Dates

  • February 19, 1946 - February 26, 1946

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 11:21 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Jan. 5, 2010, 4:16 p.m.

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[United States.] Army Information Branch. Newsmap for the Armed Forces : U.S. fights world famine, poster, March 4, 1946; [New York, N.Y.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc828/: accessed August 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.