Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 282nd week of the war, 164th week of U.S. participation

One of 214 posters in the series: Newsmap available on this site.

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Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Americans drive toward Manila; Allied aircraft active in Pacific; Red Army on road to Berlin; Allies erase German bulge. Maps: Objective Manila; Pacific action; West to Berlin; East to Berlin. Inset map of Berlin. Back: Text and 6 photographs highlight the activities of the Army Postal Service that delivers an average of 40 million piece of mail a week.

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5 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; 56 x 65 cm., or smaller, sheet 89 x 120 cm. ; scales vary

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[United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch February 5, 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 95 times . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 282nd week of the war, 164th week of U.S. participation
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 3, no. 42
  • Added Title: Newsmap. Monday, 5 February, 1945 : week of 24 January to 31 January, 282nd week of the war, 164th week of U.S. participation
  • Added Title: 40 million a week

Description

Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Americans drive toward Manila; Allied aircraft
active in Pacific; Red Army on road to Berlin; Allies erase German bulge.

Maps: Objective Manila; Pacific action; West to Berlin; East to Berlin. Inset map of Berlin.

Back: Text and 6 photographs highlight the activities of the Army Postal Service that delivers an average of 40 million piece of mail a week.

Physical Description

5 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; 56 x 65 cm., or smaller, sheet 89 x 120 cm. ; scales vary

Notes

Front: "Volume III No. 42F"

"Prepared from public sources of information."

Back: "Volume III No. 42B"

"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 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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  • February 5, 1945

Start & End Dates

  • January 24, 1945 - January 31, 1945

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 8:39 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 20, 2017, 2:19 p.m.

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[United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch. Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 282nd week of the war, 164th week of U.S. participation, poster, February 5, 1945; New York, N.Y.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc884/: accessed August 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.