Newsmap for the Armed Forces : The atomic question

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Front: Text highlights some of the issues of using atomic energy and weapons. Includes information on the three-nation [U.S., Great Britain, Canada] declaration on atomic energy. Photographs: Smoke from an atomic bomb blast towers miles above Nagasaki; All but the base of a steel tower holding an atomic bomb was vaporized during test explosion in New Mexico; Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer; These men took part in the atomic bomb conferences at the White House : Prime Minister Attlee; President Truman; Prime Minister Mackenzie King; T. L. Rowan, Attlee's secretary; Dr. Vannevar Bush, U. S. expert; Maj. Gen. E. I. C. ... continued below

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

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[United States.] Army Information Branch November 26, 1945.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap for the Armed Forces : The atomic question
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 4, no. 32
  • Added Title: Newsmap. Monday, 26 November, 1945 : week of 13 November to 20 November
  • Added Title: The Atomic Question
  • Added Title: Progress Report on Demobilization

Description

Front: Text highlights some of the issues of using atomic energy and weapons. Includes information on the three-nation [U.S., Great Britain, Canada] declaration on atomic energy.

Photographs: Smoke from an atomic bomb blast towers miles above Nagasaki; All but the base of a steel tower holding an atomic bomb was vaporized during test explosion in New Mexico; Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer; These men took part in the atomic bomb conferences at the White House : Prime Minister Attlee; President Truman; Prime Minister Mackenzie King; T. L. Rowan, Attlee's secretary; Dr. Vannevar Bush, U. S. expert; Maj. Gen. E. I. C. Jacob, British expert; Representative Charles A. Eaton of New Jersey; Senator Brian McMahon of Connecticut; Canadian Ambassador Lester B. Pearson; Secretary of State James F. Byrnes; Representative Sol Bloom of New York; Admiral William D. Leahy; the Japanese city of Hiroshima after it had been leveled by an atomic bomb.


Back: Text and illustration give a progress report on demobilization of Army, Marines, and Navy as of 1 November 1945.

Physical Description

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

Notes

Front: "Volume IV No. 32F"
"Prepared from public sources of information."
"U.S. Government Printing Office - 654909"
Listed in 1946 Monthly Catalog, p. 136

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

  • November 26, 1945

Start & End Dates

  • November 13, 1945 - November 20, 1945

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 10:39 p.m.

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  • Jan. 12, 2017, 1:12 p.m.

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[United States.] Army Information Branch. Newsmap for the Armed Forces : The atomic question, poster, November 26, 1945; [New York, N.Y.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc843/: accessed October 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.