Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 293rd week of the war, 175th week of U.S. participation

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Description

Front: Maps: Okinawa Battle rages; Vienna taken; Europe; Germany; Italian offensive; Insets: Okinawa. Back: WAC: 3rd anniversary. Includes 8 photographs along with text descriptions and one cartoon by Sgt. Herblock.

Physical Description

6 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; 52 x 72cm., or smaller, sheet 89 x 120 cm. ; scales vary

Creation Information

[United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch April 23, 1945.

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This poster is part of the collection entitled: World War Two Collection and one other and was provided by UNT Libraries Government Documents Department to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 133 times . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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  • Herblock Cartoonist for side B of this Newsmap: Sgt. Herblock.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 293rd week of the war, 175th week of U.S. participation
  • Added Title: Newsmap. Monday, 23 April, 1945 : week of 10 April to 17 April, 293rd week of the war, 175th week of U.S. participation
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 4, no. 1
  • Added Title: WAC : 3rd Anniversary

Description

Front:
Maps: Okinawa Battle rages; Vienna taken; Europe; Germany; Italian offensive; Insets: Okinawa.

Back: WAC: 3rd anniversary. Includes 8 photographs along with text descriptions and one cartoon by Sgt. Herblock.

Physical Description

6 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; 52 x 72cm., or smaller, sheet 89 x 120 cm. ; scales vary

Notes

Front: "Volume IV No. 1F"
"Prepared from public sources of information"
"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1944 - 591000"

Back: "Volume IV No. 1B"

Listed in 1945 Monthly Catalog, p. 811.

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World War Two Collection

These materials focus on the World War II era from 1939 to 1945, and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials that were actually created during the time period, the collection 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

  • April 23, 1945

Start & End Dates

  • April 10, 1945 - April 17, 1945

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 9:35 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 20, 2017, 2:19 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

[United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch. Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 293rd week of the war, 175th week of U.S. participation, poster, April 23, 1945; New York, N. Y.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc868/: accessed March 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.