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[Post-War News, September 26, 1945] (open access)

[Post-War News, September 26, 1945]

News from around the world following the end of the war including the expansion of the United States occupation of Japan, Navy Day observances, the dismantling of German industrial plants, and Greek ratification of the United Nations Charter.
Date: September 26, 1945
Creator: unknown
Object Type: Text
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Staff Memorandum from W. E. Moore to the USS Appalachian, September 26, 1945] (open access)

[Staff Memorandum from W. E. Moore to the USS Appalachian, September 26, 1945]

Staff memorandum from W. E. Moore to the staff of the USS Appalachian (AGC-1) giving them the plans for their next movements and dissolution of staff. He mentions that they will be able to sightsee in Yokohama and possibly Otaru, and that there will be transports for return to the United States in Aomori.
Date: September 26, 1945
Creator: Moore, W. E.
Object Type: Letter
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Letter from Ramon M. Esteve to Mr. Jack Lee, October 26, 1945] (open access)

[Letter from Ramon M. Esteve to Mr. Jack Lee, October 26, 1945]

Letter from Ramon M. Esteve to Jack Lee discussing Joe's request for release from the Navy and requesting that some of Jack's friends help with the application.
Date: October 26, 1945
Creator: Esteve, Ramon M.
Object Type: Letter
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Letter from D. W. Kempner to E. R. Hill, February 26, 1949] (open access)

[Letter from D. W. Kempner to E. R. Hill, February 26, 1949]

Letter from D. W. Kempner to E. R. Hill discussing about his recent trip through Suez Canal and involvement with Nanyang cotton mills. He also expresses interest in conducting business and offers to supply up to 2000 bales of cotton monthly with payment terms via sight draft New York.
Date: February 26, 1949
Creator: Hill, E. R.
Object Type: Letter
System: The Portal to Texas History
[Letter from I. H. to Cecile Kempner, August 26, 1945] (open access)

[Letter from I. H. to Cecile Kempner, August 26, 1945]

Letter to Cecile from her father about a recent hurricane, the surrender of Japan, and local news.
Date: August 26, 1945
Creator: Kempner, Isaac H. (Isaac Herbert), 1873-1967
Object Type: Letter
System: The Portal to Texas History

Newsmap for the Armed Forces : The atomic question

Front: Text highlights some of the issues of using atomic energy and weapons. Includes information on the three-nation [U.S., Great Britain, Canada] declaration on atomic energy. Photographs: Smoke from an atomic bomb blast towers miles above Nagasaki; All but the base of a steel tower holding an atomic bomb was vaporized during test explosion in New Mexico; Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer; These men took part in the atomic bomb conferences at the White House : Prime Minister Attlee; President Truman; Prime Minister Mackenzie King; T. L. Rowan, Attlee's secretary; Dr. Vannevar Bush, U. S. expert; Maj. Gen. E. I. C. Jacob, British expert; Representative Charles A. Eaton of New Jersey; Senator Brian McMahon of Connecticut; Canadian Ambassador Lester B. Pearson; Secretary of State James F. Byrnes; Representative Sol Bloom of New York; Admiral William D. Leahy; the Japanese city of Hiroshima after it had been leveled by an atomic bomb. Back: Text and illustration give a progress report on demobilization of Army, Marines, and Navy as of 1 November 1945.
Date: November 26, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Information Branch.
Object Type: Poster
System: The UNT Digital Library

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 289th week of the war, 171st week of U.S. participation

Front: Text: Rhine bridgehead, Saar breakthrough, Berlin threat, Slow squeeze, Rich target, Principal port, "Jap Pittsburgh," Empire's heart. Maps: Bonn-Koblenz; Saarbrucken-Frankfurt; Stettin-Berlin; Danzig-Konigsberg; Kyushu; Kobe-Osaka; Nagoya; Tokyo. Back: Text, photographs, and illustrations highlight some facts about the U.S.S.R.
Date: March 26, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch.
Object Type: Poster
System: The UNT Digital Library

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 285th week of the war, 167th week of U.S. participation

Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Allies Widen Kleve-Goch Salient, Red Army Drives on Danzig, Americans Land on Iwo and Corregidor - Tokyo Hammered Maps: European war [Berlin including surrounding area and 2 insets] -- Pacific war [South Pacific and insets of Tokyo and Iwo]. Back: Text, photograph, and map highlight the big three Crimea conference. "President Roosevelt, Prime Minister Churchill, and Marshal Stalin meeting on the shores of the Black Sea, fully agreed on plans and policies that are designed to bring a secure peace to the World." Highlights are: the defeat of Germany; liberation; peace security and freedom for all; remove the causes of war.
Date: February 26, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch.
Object Type: Poster
System: The UNT Digital Library

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

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.
Date: June 26, 1944
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch.
Object Type: Poster
System: The UNT Digital Library

Newsmap. Monday, April 26, 1943 : week of April 16 to April 23 : 189th week of the war, 71st week of U.S. participation

Text describes action on various war fronts: Tunisia, Raid on Japan, Southwest Pacific, Italy, Air offensive, Russia, Aleutians. Large world map is keyed to text. Shows United Nations countries, Axis and Axis occupied areas, countries with Axis relations broken, and neutral countries. Inset maps show Italy, Sardinia, and northern Tunisia; Axis held areas in Tunisia; Nazi held areas around the Sea of Azov. Back: Fox Holes: Dig!..Or Die! Photographs and illustrations describing proper fox hole preparation and use.
Date: April 26, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course.
Object Type: Poster
System: The UNT Digital Library