Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 8 weeks, 185th week of U.S. participation in the war

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Front: Text describes action on various war fronts and is keyed to maps of Asia and the Pacific. Maps of Borneo and Southeast Asia. Relief shown by gradient tints. Inset shows the area of Borneo compared with the United States. Photograph of Balikpapan. Back: "Now--if he will just save some money--everything will be O.K." Color illustration of woman with hammer in hand and four lucky horseshoes hanging around a service star.

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2 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; sheet, 90 x 120 cm.; scales vary.

Creation Information

[United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch. July 2, 1945.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 8 weeks, 185th week of U.S. participation in the war
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 4, no. 11
  • Added Title: Newsmap. Monday, 2 July, 1945 : week of 19 June to 26 June, V-E Day + 8 weeks, 185th week of U. S. participation in the war
  • Added Title: Now--if he will just save some money--everything will be O.K.

Description

Front:
Text describes action on various war fronts and is keyed to maps of Asia and the Pacific.

Maps of Borneo and Southeast Asia. Relief shown by gradient tints. Inset shows the area of Borneo compared with the United States.

Photograph of Balikpapan.

Back:
"Now--if he will just save some money--everything will be O.K." Color illustration of woman with hammer in hand and four lucky horseshoes hanging around a service star.

Physical Description

2 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; sheet, 90 x 120 cm.; scales vary.

Notes

Front: "Volume IV No. 11F"
"Prepared from public sources of information"
"U.S. Government Printing Office, 1944 - 591000"

Back: "U.S. Government Printing Office - 1945 - No. 591000"

Listed in 1945 Monthly Catalog, p. 811

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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

  • July 2, 1945

Start & End Dates

  • June 19, 1945 - June 26, 1945

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 9:37 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Dec. 12, 2017, 1:04 p.m.

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[United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch. Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 8 weeks, 185th week of U.S. participation in the war, poster, July 2, 1945; [New York, N.Y.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc866/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.