Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 290th week of the war, 172nd week of U.S. participation

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Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: U.S. Fleet Active; Alies Race Through Reich - Soviets Strike Toward Austria Maps: Allies race through Reich--Soviets strike toward Austria [Germany], Pacific fleet action, Budapest to Vienna. Inset map: The Ruhr. Back: Color photograph of a flame-throwing tank is accompanied by text highlighting research and development to produce new weapons.

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4 maps on 1 sheet : col. (b&w and blue) ; on sheet, 90 x 120 cm. ; scales vary

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

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  • Main Title: Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 290th week of the war, 172nd week of U.S. participation
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 3, no. 50
  • Added Title: Newsmap. Monday, 2 April, 1945 : week of 20 March, to 27 March, 290th week of the war, 172nd week of U.S. participation
  • Added Title: Research and Development

Description

Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: U.S.
Fleet Active; Alies Race Through Reich - Soviets Strike Toward
Austria

Maps: Allies race through Reich--Soviets strike toward Austria
[Germany], Pacific fleet action, Budapest to Vienna. Inset map: The Ruhr.

Back: Color photograph of a flame-throwing tank is accompanied by text highlighting research and development to produce new weapons.

Physical Description

4 maps on 1 sheet : col. (b&w and blue) ; on sheet, 90 x 120 cm. ; scales vary

Notes

Front: "Volume III No. 50F"

"Prepared from public sources of information."

Back: "Volume III No. 50B"

"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1944 - 591000"

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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  • April 2, 1945

Start & End Dates

  • March 20, 1945 - March 27, 1945

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 8:54 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Jan. 5, 2010, 5:41 p.m.

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[United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch. Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 290th week of the war, 172nd week of U.S. participation, poster, April 2, 1945; New York, N.Y.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc875/: accessed February 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.