Newsmap for the Armed Forces : the Sun is down

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Front: The text highlights what happened in the first weeks of the occupation of Japan. Photographs: General MacArthur receives Emperor Hirohito at the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo -- Japanese officer reads demobilization order to Japanese troops in Tokyo -- Shinto priests -- Gen. Yamashita, on war-criminal list, has been arraigned in Manila -- American officers inspect records of the Bank of Japan in Tokyo. Back: Illustration of material goods arrayed on the outline of the United States is accompanied by text showing the good things of American life.

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1 sheet ([2] p.) : ill. ; 90 x 120 cm.

Creation Information

[United States.] Army Information Branch October 22, 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 560 times . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap for the Armed Forces : the Sun is down
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 4, no. 27
  • Added Title: Newsmap. Monday, 22 October, 1945 : week of 9 October to 16 October
  • Added Title: The Sun Is Down
  • Added Title: The United States We Will Live In

Description

Front: The text highlights what happened in the first
weeks of the occupation of Japan.

Photographs: General MacArthur receives Emperor Hirohito at the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo -- Japanese officer reads demobilization order to Japanese troops in Tokyo -- Shinto priests -- Gen. Yamashita, on war-criminal list, has been arraigned in Manila -- American officers inspect records of the Bank of Japan in Tokyo.


Back: Illustration of material goods arrayed on the outline of the United States is accompanied by text showing the good things of American life.

Physical Description

1 sheet ([2] p.) : ill. ; 90 x 120 cm.

Notes

Front: "Volume IV No. 27F"
"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 the World War II era from 1939 to 1945, and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials that were actually created during the time period, the collection 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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  • October 22, 1945

Start & End Dates

  • October 9, 1945 - October 16, 1945

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 10:22 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Jan. 4, 2010, 3:32 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

[United States.] Army Information Branch. Newsmap for the Armed Forces : the Sun is down, poster, October 22, 1945; [New York, N.Y.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc849/: accessed March 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.