Six WWII "NEWSMAP" Issues
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Pictured is a poster done by Theodore Geisel., Verso is a map by Richard Edes Harrison
Printed on both sides with very attractive graphics. Issues include work by well-known artists such as Al Capp and Theodore Geisel (not yet “Dr Seuss”) and noted cartographer Richard Edes Harrison,
The U.S. War Department published Newsmaps throughout the second World War. The names and configurations of the responsible sub-agencies changed several times during the war. Notes on many of the Newsmaps indicate that they were distributed by both the Army and the Navy.