Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 239th week of the war, 121st 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: USSR, Air war, Central Pacific, Southwest Pacific, Italy, Submarines, Southeast Asia. Maps: Western Europe; Caroline Islands; Eastern front. Includes photographs: German wood box mine, New Zealand soldiers hold captured German soldiers, German-laid mines explode outside Cassino, the destruction of Cassino by Allied bombs. Back: Map of North Burma.

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

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[United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch April 10, 1944.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 239th week of the war, 121st week of U.S. participation
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 2, no. 51
  • Added Title: Newsmap. Monday, April 10, 1944 : week of March 30 to April 6, 239th week of the war, 121st week of U.S. participation
  • Added Title: North Burma

Description

Front:
Text describes action on various war fronts: USSR, Air war, Central Pacific, Southwest Pacific, Italy, Submarines, Southeast Asia.

Maps: Western Europe; Caroline Islands; Eastern front.

Includes photographs: German wood box mine, New Zealand soldiers hold captured German soldiers, German-laid mines explode outside Cassino, the destruction of Cassino by Allied bombs.

Back:
Map of North Burma.

Physical Description

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

Notes

Front: "Volume II No. 51F"
Back: "Volume II No. 51B"
"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 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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  • April 10, 1944

Start & End Dates

  • March 30, 1944 - April 6, 1944

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 6:47 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. 239th week of the war, 121st week of U.S. participation, poster, April 10, 1944; New York, N.Y.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc926/: accessed August 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.