Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 254th week of the war, 136th 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. Maps display the Normandy front, the eastern front, and New Guinea. Back: "Saipan! within the inner defenses." Includes 9 photographs.

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1 map : col. ; 54 x 116 cm., on sheet 90 x 121 cm.; scale [ca. 1:123,000]

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[United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch July 24, 1944.

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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 261 times . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 254th week of the war, 136th week of U.S. participation.
  • Added Title: Newsmap. Monday, July 24, 1944 : week of July 13 to July 20, 254th week of the war, 136th week of U.S. participation
  • Added Title: Saipan! within the inner defenses
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 3, no. 14

Description

Front: Text describes action on various war fronts. Maps display the Normandy front, the eastern front, and New Guinea. Back: "Saipan! within the inner defenses." Includes 9 photographs.

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 54 x 116 cm., on sheet 90 x 121 cm.; scale [ca. 1:123,000]

Notes

Front: "Volume III, No. 14F."
"Prepared from public sources of information."
"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1944 - 591000"

Back: "Volume III, No. 14B."

Listed in 1944 Monthly Catalog, p. 987.

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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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  • July 24, 1944

Start & End Dates

  • July 13, 1944 - July 20, 1944

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 7:16 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 20, 2017, 2:17 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

[United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch. Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 254th week of the war, 136th week of U.S. participation., poster, July 24, 1944; New York, N.Y.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc915/: accessed March 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.