Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 262nd week of the war, 144th week of U.S. participation

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Front: Text describes action on various war fronts : France, Eastern front, Philippines, Italy, China. Maps: Europe; Where American 3rd and 7th armies joined forces [France-Germany]; Central Asia: China attacks/Jap drives/B-29 target [markers on a map of China near Chungking]; [Advances in Italy and the Balkans]. Photographs: Sgt. Lewis F. Clancy talks over old times with Petit Victor in Oise, France; B-24 Liberators are hit and downed by Luftwaffe in Austria. Back: A chronological series of maps illustrate the conquest and liberation of France [1939-1944]. Includes photograph: French children salute and wave at soldiers in an armored tank.

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

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[United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch September 18, 1944.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 262nd week of the war, 144th week of U.S. participation
  • Added Title: Newsmap. Monday, 18 September, 1944 : week of 6 September to 13 September, 262nd week of the war, 144th week of U.S. participation
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 3, no. 22
  • Added Title: The Conquest and Liberation of France

Description

Front: Text describes action on various war fronts : France, Eastern front, Philippines, Italy, China.

Maps: Europe; Where American 3rd and 7th armies joined forces [France-Germany]; Central Asia: China attacks/Jap drives/B-29 target [markers on a map of China near Chungking]; [Advances in Italy and the Balkans].

Photographs: Sgt. Lewis F. Clancy talks over old times with Petit Victor in Oise, France; B-24 Liberators are hit and downed by Luftwaffe in Austria.

Back: A chronological series of maps illustrate the conquest and liberation of France [1939-1944]. Includes photograph: French children salute and wave at soldiers in an armored tank.

Physical Description

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

Notes

Front: "Volume III No. 22F"
"Prepared from public sources of information"
"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1944 - 591000"

Back: "Volume III No. 22B"

Listed in 1944 Monthly Catalog, p. 1216.

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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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Creation Date

  • September 18, 1944

Start & End Dates

  • September 6, 1944 - September 13, 1944

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 7:41 p.m.

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  • March 20, 2017, 2:18 p.m.

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[United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch. Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 262nd week of the war, 144th week of U.S. participation, poster, September 18, 1944; New York, N. Y.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc906/: accessed August 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.