Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 257th week of the war, 139th 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 : France, eastern front, Marianas, Bonins, Southeast Asia, Southwest Pacific, Italy Maps: Southwest Pacific; France. Insets: Far east; France. Photographs: [Soldier voting policy]; Burma road in China. Back: Silence means security.

Physical Description

4 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; sheet 89 x 120 cm.

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[United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch August 14, 1944.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 257th week of the war, 139th week of U.S. participation
  • Added Title: Newsmap. Monday, 14 August, 1944 : week of 2 August to 9 August, 257th week of the war, 139th week of U.S. participation
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 3, no. 17
  • Added Title: Let this do your talking!

Description

Front: Text describes action on various war fronts : France, eastern front, Marianas, Bonins, Southeast Asia, Southwest Pacific, Italy
Maps: Southwest Pacific; France. Insets: Far east; France.

Photographs: [Soldier voting policy]; Burma road in China.

Back: Silence means security.

Physical Description

4 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; sheet 89 x 120 cm.

Notes

Front: "Volume III No. 17F"
"Prepared from public sources of information"
"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1944 - 591000"

Back: "Volume III No. 17B"

Listed in 1944 Monthly Catalog, p. 1092.

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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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  • August 14, 1944

Start & End Dates

  • August 2, 1944 - August 9, 1944

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 7:24 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. 257th week of the war, 139th week of U.S. participation, poster, August 14, 1944; New York, N. Y.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc912/: accessed October 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.