Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 247th week of the war, 129th week of U.S. participation

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Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Italy, Western Europe, USSR, Pacific, Southeast Asia, China. Maps: Approach to Rome; northern New Guinea. Includes photographs: U.S. Navy plane on patrol duty; American jeep passes by a disabled German self-propelled 88mm. gun in the Spigno area; Ensign R. Black, Navy hellcat pilot of Brigham, Utah exits from his shattered plane. Back: Air commandos. Text and 8 photographs tell the story of air commandos in Asia.

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2 maps on 1 sheet : b&w and green ; sheet, 90 x 120 cm. ; scales vary.

Creation Information

[United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch. June 5, 1944.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 247th week of the war, 129th week of U.S. participation
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 3, no. 7
  • Added Title: Newsmap. Monday, June 5, 1944 : week of May 25 to June 1, 247th week of the war, 129th week of U.S. participation
  • Added Title: Air Commandos

Description

Front:
Text describes action on various war fronts: Italy, Western Europe, USSR, Pacific, Southeast Asia, China.

Maps: Approach to Rome; northern New Guinea.

Includes photographs: U.S. Navy plane on patrol duty; American jeep passes by a disabled German self-propelled 88mm. gun in the Spigno area; Ensign R. Black, Navy hellcat pilot of Brigham, Utah exits from his shattered plane.

Back:
Air commandos.
Text and 8 photographs tell the story of air commandos in Asia.

Physical Description

2 maps on 1 sheet : b&w and green ; sheet, 90 x 120 cm. ; scales vary.

Notes

Front: "Volume III No. 7F"
Back: "Volume III No. 7BD"
"Prepared from public sources of information."
"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1944 - 538110"
Listed in 1944 Monthly Catalog, p. 882

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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 5, 1944

Start & End Dates

  • May 25, 1944 - June 1, 1944

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 9:01 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Dec. 12, 2017, 1 p.m.

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[United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch. Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 247th week of the war, 129th week of U.S. participation, poster, June 5, 1944; New York, N.Y.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc871/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.