Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Demobilization Program.

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Front: Maps: Silhouette maps of Japan and Korea, U.S., and Germany and Austria help illustrate the distribution of men in the Army as of 1 July 1946. Back: Text and color illustrations show various shoulder insignia of United States Army combat divisions with a partial list of their combat locations (World War II).

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3 maps on 1 sheet : some col. ; sheet 90 x 120 cm. ; scales vary

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[United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch September 24, 1945.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Demobilization Program.
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 4, no. 23
  • Added Title: Newsmap. Monday, 24 September, 1945 : week of 11 September to 18 September
  • Added Title: Demobilization Program : A Summary of Official Announcements Made Through 2 September 1945
  • Added Title: Shoulder Insignia of United States Army Combat Divisions

Description

Front:
Maps: Silhouette maps of Japan and Korea, U.S., and Germany and Austria help illustrate the distribution of men in the Army as of 1 July 1946.

Back: Text and color illustrations show various shoulder insignia of United States Army combat divisions with a partial list of their combat locations (World War II).

Physical Description

3 maps on 1 sheet : some col. ; sheet 90 x 120 cm. ; scales vary

Notes

Front: "Volume IV No. 23F"
"Prepared from public sources of information."
"U.S. Government Printing Office - 654909"
Listed in 1946 Monthly Catalog, p. 136.

Back: "Volume IV No. 23B"

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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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  • September 24, 1945

Start & End Dates

  • September 11, 1945 - September 23, 1945

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 10:13 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 : Demobilization Program., poster, September 24, 1945; [New York, N.Y.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc853/: accessed October 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.