Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 7 weeks, 184th week of U.S. participation in the war

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Front: Text describes action on various fronts and is keyed to map. Photographs: Japanese soldiers, Japanese submarine, Suicide planes, Japanese war industry, aerial view of damage to Tokyo. Map: East Asia and Pacific. Inset maps: 5480 tons of bombs a day! Back: World map with shaded areas showing liberated areas since 7 Dec 1941, enemy held areas as of 8 May 1945; dotted lines show battlelines as of 7 Dec 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944 and 8 May 1945.

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4 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; 76 x 114 cm. or smaller, sheet 89 x 120 cm.; scales vary.

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[United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch. June 25, 1945.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 7 weeks, 184th week of U.S. participation in the war
  • Added Title: Newsmap ; v. 4, no. 10
  • Series Title: Newsmap
  • Added Title: Newsmap. Monday, 25 June, 1945 : week of 12 June to 19 June, V-E Day + 7 weeks, 184th week of U. S. participation in the war
  • Added Title: Jap-Facts

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Front:
Text describes action on various fronts and is keyed to map.

Photographs: Japanese soldiers, Japanese submarine, Suicide planes, Japanese war industry, aerial view of damage to Tokyo.

Map: East Asia and Pacific. Inset maps: 5480 tons of bombs a day!

Back:
World map with shaded areas showing liberated areas since 7 Dec 1941, enemy held areas as of 8 May 1945; dotted lines show battlelines as of 7 Dec 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944 and 8 May 1945.

Physical Description

4 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; 76 x 114 cm. or smaller, sheet 89 x 120 cm.; scales vary.

Notes

Front: "Volume IV No. 10F"
"Prepared from public sources of information"
"U.S. Government Printing Office, 1944 - 591000"

Back: "Volume IV No. 10B"

Listed in 1945 Monthly Catalog, p. 811

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  • Publication Title: Newsmap
  • Volume: 4
  • Issue: 10

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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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  • June 25, 1945

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  • Oct. 19, 2006, 9:36 p.m.

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  • May 25, 2018, 5:04 p.m.

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[United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch. Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 7 weeks, 184th week of U.S. participation in the war, poster, June 25, 1945; New York, N.Y.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc867/: accessed August 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.