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Map of the Western Front

Map Number: M1772

Map of the Western Front

 Map, 35 X 47 inches (Scale: 3 inches = 100 miles. European Theater: 2 inches = 500 miles. Italian and Eastern Front: 3 3/4 inches = 150 miles. Chinese Front: 6 inches = 1000 miles)
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Description: An American map titled "Newsmap for the Armed Forces: Monday, September 18, 1944." The map of the Western front shows rivers, international boundaries, and the positions of the Canadian First Army, British Second Army, and the American First, Third, and Seventh Armies. The map of the European theater shows international boundaries and areas under Allied and Axis control. The map of the Italian and Eastern front shows railroads, rivers, international boundaries, and points of Allied activity in Italy, Bulgaria, and Romania. The map of the Chinese front shows railroads, rivers, areas under Allied and Japanese control, the location of a Chinese attack along the Yangtze River, the point of Japanese drives through Hengyang to Lingling and Leiyang, and the location of a B-29 attack at Anshan, Manchuria. Printed text and photographs reveal news on multiple fronts.
Date: September 18, 1944
Related Collection: Thirty-Fifth Division Association Records
Subjects:World War, 1939-1945
Cartographer: Army Information Branch, Army Service Forces, War Department.
Rights: Public Domain - This item is in the public domain and can be used freely without further permission.

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Credit: Army Information Branch, Army Service Forces, War Department.
Courtesy Harry S. Truman Library & Museum, Independence, Missouri.

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