Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Japan's empire, its advance and retreat

One of 214 posters in the series: Newsmap available on this site.

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Front: Text chart of the history of Japan's empire from 1895 to 19 August, 1945. 4 maps: Japanese empire, 1931; Japanese empire, Dec. 1941; Japanese empire, Aug. 1942 ; Japanese holdings as war ended. Back: "Please...get there and back!": contains photographs and text about the Army Transportation Corps. Includes picture of a woman's face.

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4 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; each 39 x 39 cm., sheet 89 x 120 cm.; scale not given.

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[United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch. August 27, 1945.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Japan's empire, its advance and retreat
  • Added Title: Newsmap ; v. 4, no. 19
  • Series Title: Newsmap
  • Added Title: Newsmap. Monday, 27 August, 1945 : week of 14 August to 21 August
  • Added Title: Please get there and back O.K.

Description

Front:
Text chart of the history of Japan's empire from 1895 to 19 August, 1945.

4 maps: Japanese empire, 1931; Japanese empire, Dec. 1941; Japanese empire, Aug. 1942 ; Japanese holdings as war ended.

Back:
"Please...get there and back!": contains photographs and text about the Army Transportation Corps. Includes picture of a woman's face.

Physical Description

4 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; each 39 x 39 cm., sheet 89 x 120 cm.; scale not given.

Notes

Front: "Volume IV No. 19F"
"Prepared from public sources of information."
"U.S. Government Printing Office - 654909"

Back: "Volume IV No. 19B"

Listed in 1946 Monthly Catalog, p. 136.

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  • Publication Title: Newsmap
  • Volume: 4
  • Issue: 19

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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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  • August 27, 1945

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  • Oct. 19, 2006, 10:02 p.m.

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  • May 25, 2018, 5:09 p.m.

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[United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch. Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Japan's empire, its advance and retreat, poster, August 27, 1945; New York, N.Y.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc858/: accessed December 10, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.