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10 War Department Newsmaps from 1945, focusing on the pivot to the Pacific Theatre

Ten War Dept. Newsmaps from 1945, focusing on the pivot to the Pacific

Ten striking propaganda Newsmaps published by the U.S. War Department during the Second World War, covering roughly the period between the surrenders of Nazi Germany and Japan. Unusual in being accompanied by their original War Department mailing envelope. This run of Newsmaps is not continuous, but all were issued between May 7 and August 13, […]

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A Second World War Newsmap commenting on the veracity of Newsmaps!

A remarkable Newsmap published by the U.S. War Department during the Second World War. The War Department published hundreds of weekly Newsmaps during the Second World War, for distribution to military installations, domestic industry and political leaders. The Newsmaps generally featured maps of recent battles and campaigns, often but not always complemented by educational posters […]

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Theodore Geisel anti malaria poster, THIS IS Ann.. …she drinks blood! [verso:] NEWSMAP / MONDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 1943. Washington, D.C., 1943.

World War II anti-malaria poster by Doctor Seuss

A clever, striking and rather rare anti-malaria Newsmap produced for members of the American military during the Second World War.  The Japanese conquest of Indonesia and the Philippines in early 1942 cut the Allies off from their supply of cinchona bark, which provides the active ingredient for the malaria drug quinine. The results were nearly […]

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