Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Strategic Concept

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Front: Text highlights the strategic concept that guided the Western Allies to victory in Europe. Map shows German occupied territory as of 7 Dec 1941 in western Europe and North Africa. Back: Text and illustration highlight the postwar job as a threefold task: Speedily demobilize those in uniform who want to return to civilian life, maintain and supply occupation forces, and provide for peacetime military strength to help ensure world security.

Physical Description

1 map : col. (b&w and red) ; on sheet, 90 x 120 cm.

Creation Information

[United States.] Army Information Branch November 19, 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 128 times . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Strategic Concept
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 4, no. 31
  • Added Title: Newsmap. Monday, 19 November, 1945 : week of 6 November to 13 November
  • Added Title: Newsmap : Strategic Concept
  • Added Title: The Job Now

Description

Front: Text highlights the strategic concept that guided the Western Allies to victory in Europe.

Map shows German occupied territory as of 7 Dec 1941 in western Europe and North Africa.

Back: Text and illustration highlight the postwar job as a threefold task: Speedily demobilize those in uniform who want to return to civilian life, maintain and supply occupation forces, and provide for peacetime military strength to help ensure world security.

Physical Description

1 map : col. (b&w and red) ; on sheet, 90 x 120 cm.

Notes

Front: "Volume IV No. 31F"
"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 19, 1945

Start & End Dates

  • November 6, 1945 - November 13, 1945

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 10:38 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Jan. 5, 2010, 3:15 p.m.

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[United States.] Army Information Branch. Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Strategic Concept, poster, November 19, 1945; [New York, N.Y.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc844/: accessed September 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.