Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Occupation Begins

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Front: Text describes American advancement and control of Korean and Japanese cities after Japan's formal surrender on 1 Sept., United States time Map shows Japan and Korea. Photographs: Gen. MacArthur signs Japanese surrender terms on Battleship Missouri; Japanese foreign minister Shigemitsu signs at Tokyo Bay ceremony; Allied prisoners of war at Omori, Japan, hail their liberators. Back: Text and color illustrations show United States Marines' activities.

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1 map : col. ; 86 x 90 cm., on sheet 90 x 120 cm.

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[United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch September 10, 1945.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Occupation Begins
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 4, no. 21
  • Added Title: Newsmap. Monday, 10 September, 1945 : week of 28 August to 4 September
  • Added Title: Occupation Begins
  • Added Title: The United States Marines

Description

Front: Text describes American advancement and control of Korean and Japanese cities after Japan's formal surrender on 1 Sept., United States time

Map shows Japan and Korea.

Photographs: Gen. MacArthur signs Japanese surrender terms on Battleship Missouri; Japanese foreign minister Shigemitsu signs at Tokyo Bay ceremony; Allied prisoners of war at Omori, Japan, hail their liberators.

Back: Text and color illustrations show United States Marines' activities.

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 86 x 90 cm., on sheet 90 x 120 cm.

Notes

Front: "Volume IV No. 21F"
"Prepared from public sources of information."
"U.S. Government Printing Office - 1945 No. 654909"
Listed in 1946 Monthly Catalog, p. 136.

Back: "Volume IV No. 21B"

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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 10, 1945

Start & End Dates

  • August 28, 1945 - September 4, 1945

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 10:09 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 20, 2017, 2:20 p.m.

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[United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch. Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Occupation Begins, poster, September 10, 1945; [New York, N.Y.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc855/: accessed October 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.