Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 296th week of the war, 178th week of U.S. participation

One of 214 posters in the series: Newsmap available on this site.

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Front: Victory in Europe--map overlays photograph of military prisoners ; map of Japan and Japanese-held areas includes text pointer giving current and projected troop strength of Japanese military forces. Back: [text and ill.]: This is why we fight-- [Concentration camp victims]./ Photo on back: Pfc. James L. Watkins, Oakland, Cal., 106th Inf. Div is examined by Army personnel after rescue.

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1 map : b&w and red ; sheet, 90 x 120 cm. ; scales not given

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[United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch May 14, 1945.

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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 637 times , with 15 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 296th week of the war, 178th week of U.S. participation
  • Added Title: Newsmap. Monday, 14 May, 1945 : week of 1 May to 8 May, 296th week of the war, 178th week of U.S. participation
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 4, no. 4
  • Added Title: Victory in Europe
  • Added Title: This Is Why We Fight ...

Description

Front: Victory in Europe--map overlays photograph of military prisoners ; map of Japan and Japanese-held areas includes text pointer giving current and projected troop strength of Japanese military forces.

Back: [text and ill.]: This is why we fight-- [Concentration camp victims]./ Photo on back: Pfc. James L. Watkins, Oakland, Cal., 106th Inf. Div is examined by Army personnel after rescue.

Physical Description

1 map : b&w and red ; sheet, 90 x 120 cm. ; scales not given

Notes

Front: "Volume IV No. 4F"
"Prepared from public sources of information"
"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1944 - 591000"

Back: "Volume IV No. 4B"

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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  • May 14, 1945

Start & End Dates

  • May 1, 1945 - May 8, 1945

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 11:03 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 20, 2017, 2:19 p.m.

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[United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch. Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 296th week of the war, 178th week of U.S. participation, poster, May 14, 1945; New York, N. Y.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc835/: accessed October 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.