Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 268th week of the war, 150th week of U.S. participation

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Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Philippine action, Chinese offensive, Western front drives, Soviet victory guns, Italian progress. Maps: Manila (Philippines); Pacific area; Philippine Islands; European front; Netherlands. Back: Your submarine, versatile warship. Cutaway cross section shows key features of a submarine. 3 photographs illustrate life aboard a submarine. Includes text from an Official Report of Admiral Ernest J. King, USN, Commander in Chief U.S. Fleet, and chief of Naval Operations, to the Secretary of the Navy.

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4 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; sheet 90 x 120 cm. ; scales vary

Creation Information

[United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch October 30, 1944.

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  • Klep, Wolf Wolf Klep U.S.N.R. ; artist for "Your Submarine, Versatile Warship"

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  • Main Title: Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 268th week of the war, 150th week of U.S. participation
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 3, no. 28
  • Added Title: Newsmap. Monday, 30 October, 1944 : week of 18 October to 25 October, 268th week of the war, 150th week of U.S. participation
  • Added Title: Your Submarine: Versatile Warship

Description

Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Philippine action, Chinese offensive, Western front drives, Soviet victory guns, Italian progress.

Maps: Manila (Philippines); Pacific area; Philippine Islands; European front; Netherlands.

Back: Your submarine, versatile warship. Cutaway cross section shows key features of a submarine. 3 photographs illustrate life aboard a submarine. Includes text from an Official Report of Admiral Ernest J. King, USN, Commander in Chief U.S. Fleet, and chief of Naval Operations, to the Secretary of the Navy.

Physical Description

4 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; sheet 90 x 120 cm. ; scales vary

Notes

Front: "Volume III No. 28F"

"Prepared from public sources of information."

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

Back: "Volume III No. 28B"

Listed in 1944 Monthly Catalog, p. 1329.

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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

  • October 30, 1944

Start & End Dates

  • October 18, 1944 - October 25, 1944

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 7:59 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 20, 2017, 2:18 p.m.

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[United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch. Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 268th week of the war, 150th week of U.S. participation, poster, October 30, 1944; New York, N.Y.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc900/: accessed April 29, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.