Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 242nd week of the war, 124th week of U.S. participation

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Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Western Europe, USSR, Italy, Southwest Pacific, Central Pacific, Southeast Asia, China. Map: Southwest Pacific showing areas of action. Includes photographs: Various sizes of bombs; German self-propelled gun with an American tank and a Nazi armored personnel carrier in the background; Capsized liberty ship in Naples harbor; View of Sabang Harbour before being taken by Japanese; Allied planes carry out some of the heaviest bombing operations at Hollandia airfield. Back: Memorandum for the Armed Forces. Subject: Home front production. Includes photographs: Guns; Shells; Vehicles; Planes; Ships. Text includes 4 point memorandum and descriptions ... continued below

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; sheet, 90 x 120 cm.

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[United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch May 1, 1944.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 242nd week of the war, 124th week of U.S. participation
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 3, no. 2
  • Added Title: Newsmap. Monday, May 1, 1944 : week of April 20 to April 27, 242nd week of the war, 124th week of U.S. participation
  • Added Title: Memorandum For The Armed Forces. Subject: Home Front Production

Description

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

Map: Southwest Pacific showing areas of action.

Includes photographs: Various sizes of bombs; German self-propelled gun with an American tank and a Nazi armored personnel carrier in the background; Capsized liberty ship in Naples harbor; View of Sabang Harbour before being taken by Japanese; Allied planes carry out some of the heaviest bombing operations at Hollandia airfield.

Back:
Memorandum for the Armed Forces. Subject: Home front production.

Includes photographs: Guns; Shells; Vehicles; Planes; Ships.

Text includes 4 point memorandum and descriptions of photographs.

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; sheet, 90 x 120 cm.

Notes

Front: "Volume III No. 2F"
Back: "Volume III No. 2B"
"Prepared from public sources of information."
"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1944 -538110"
Listed in 1944 Monthly Catalog, p. 722.

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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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  • May 1, 1944

Start & End Dates

  • April 20, 1944 - April 27, 1944

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 7:30 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 20, 2017, 2:16 p.m.

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[United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch. Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 242nd week of the war, 124th week of U.S. participation, poster, May 1, 1944; New York, N.Y.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc909/: accessed March 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.