Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Operation Crossroads

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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.

Physical Description

1 sheet : col. ill. ; 89 x 120 cm.

Creation Information

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

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This poster is part of the collection entitled: World War Two Collection and one other and was provided by UNT Libraries Government Documents Department to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 249 times . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Operation Crossroads
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 4, no. 42
  • Added Title: Newsmap. Monday, 4 February, 1946 : week of 22 January to 29 January
  • Added Title: Operation Crossroads
  • Added Title: 45 Years Of Service: Army Nurse Corps

Description

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.

Physical Description

1 sheet : col. ill. ; 89 x 120 cm.

Notes

Front: "Volume IV No. 42F"
"Prepared from public sources of information"
"U.S. Government Printing Office - 654909"
Listed in 1946 Monthly Catalog, p. 848.

Back: "Volume IV"

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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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Creation Date

  • February 4, 1946

Start & End Dates

  • January 22, 1946 - January 29, 1946

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 11:10 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Jan. 24, 2014, 1:01 p.m.

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[United States.] Army Information Branch. Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Operation Crossroads, poster, February 4, 1946; [New York]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc832/: accessed September 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.