Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 250th week of the war, 132nd week of U.S. participation

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Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: France ; Marianas ; Biak ; Japan ; Italy ; Eastern Front ; China ; Southeast Asia. Maps: [Eastern Hemisphere] ; Italy ; Liberated Area of France ; Karelian Isthmus ; [American Advance on Saipan]. Back: Map of the Far East, copyright, National Geographic Society, used by special permission. Scale [ca. 1:10,000,000]. "International Boundaries as of Sept. 1, 1939, the day Germany invaded Poland." Transverse Polyconic Projection.

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

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[United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch June 26, 1944.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 250th week of the war, 132nd week of U.S. participation
  • Added Title: Newsmap. Monday, June 26, 1944 : week of June 15 to June 22, 250th week of the war, 132nd week of U.S. participation
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 3, no. 10
  • Added Title: The Far East

Description

Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: France ; Marianas ; Biak ; Japan ; Italy ; Eastern Front ; China ; Southeast Asia.

Maps: [Eastern Hemisphere] ; Italy ; Liberated Area of France ; Karelian Isthmus ; [American Advance on Saipan].

Back: Map of the Far East, copyright, National Geographic Society, used by special permission. Scale [ca. 1:10,000,000]. "International Boundaries as of Sept. 1, 1939, the day Germany invaded Poland." Transverse Polyconic Projection.

Physical Description

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

Notes

Front: "Volume III No. 10F"
"Prepared from public sources of information"
"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1944 - 538110"

Back: "Volume III No. 9BD"

Listed in 1944 Monthly Catalog, p. 882.

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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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  • June 26, 1944

Start & End Dates

  • June 15, 1944 - June 22, 1944

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 7:06 p.m.

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  • March 20, 2017, 2:17 p.m.

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[United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch. Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 250th week of the war, 132nd week of U.S. participation, poster, June 26, 1944; New York, N.Y.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc919/: accessed September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.