16 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Military Maps.

  1. Henry Clay Derrick papers, 1848-1994

    40 items. 1 container. 0.4 linear feet. 1 micofilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil engineer and army officer. Diaries recording Derrick's service with other former Confederate and Union soldiers in the Egyptian army (Jaysh) under the Khedive as an engineer conducting surveys and preparing maps, a description of a military expedition into Abyssinia, transcripts and synopses of portions of the diaries and Derrick's letters to his wife, Mary Frances Crosby Derrick, and other family members, and photocopies of clippings and other related papers.

  2. Newsmap Collection, 1942-1946

    212 maps. 212 map folder. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Newsmap collection contains 212 maps prepared and distributed by U.S. Army Information Branch from 1942 until 1946. They were designed to inform and motivate American military personnel. The two-sided newsmaps include maps depicting the previous week's events in the war, as well as brief news items, photographs, and graphics.

  3. Herman R. Friis cartographic manuals collection

    18 manuals . 1 box (.4 linear ft). -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Hermann R. Friis collection contains cartographic manuals published by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, Army, War Department, and Geological Survey. A number of the manuals are from World War II, which discuss aerial photographs and military map symbols. Maps in the manuals include: the world, North America, the United States, Montana, Scandinavia, and France, among others. These maps exemplify different cartographic techniques.

  4. Ian Mumford World War II cartographic intelligence reports collection

    9 cartographic reports . 91 aerial photographs . 3 manuals . 1 box (.4 linear ft). -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection contains nine British intelligence cartographic reports created during World War II. The areas covered by the reports include Germany, Italy, and France, among other places in Europe. The reports are supplemented with aerial photographs and are arranged by sortie number. The collection also contains three British government manuals, which include maps, that relate to the history of the British Ordnance Survey.

  5. Frank Farrell map collection

    21 maps : some colored ; various sizes . 1 folder . -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Frank Farrell served in the Marine Corps as an interrogator and prosecutor for the International Military Tribunal for the Far East, Shanghai, China. His collection includes a map from World War II that depicts the military situation in China, maps of Guangxi Province, and various tourist maps. Some maps have annotations on the reverse in English and French and other maps are in Chinese.

  6. Everett Strait Hughes map collection

    2 maps : some colored ; various sizes. 1 folder. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Everett Strait Hughes was a colonel in the artillery of American Expeditionary Force in World War I. During World War II, he served closely with Dwight D. Eisenhower, the Allied Supreme Commander in Europe. The collection contains two maps with annotations showing the American zone of occupation in Germany in 1919 and of its headquarters in Coblenz, Germany.

  7. Aaron Schoen World War I map collection

    8 maps : some colored ; various sizes. 1 folder. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Aaron Schoen was a Second Lieutenant in the American 3rd Division, 18th Field Artillery during World War I. He was attached to a French unit to study their methods of ballon and airplane observation. He marched into Germany with the French, and the maps document their advance across Europe. The maps contain his annotations and included among them is a captured German map.

  8. William Rea Furlong map collection

    5 maps : some colored ; various sizes. 1 folder. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    William Rea Furlong was a United States Navy Rear Admiral during World War II, who also served in the Navy during World War I. The collection consists of World War I-era maps and charts. One chart from 1918 depicts German and British minefields along the coast of England and a portion of continental Europe. Other items are nautical charts of Aegean Sea with annotations.

  9. David L. Quaid World War II map collection

    21 items. 1 folder. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of 21 photocopied maps that are annotated and depict operations of Merrill's Marauders during World War II. Maps labeled 1 to 7 concern the Marauder's 1944 campaign in Burma, in which the unit captured the Japanese airfield at Myitkyina.

  10. J. Thomas Schneider map collection

    3 items. 1 folder. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of three maps. Two maps depict the Western Front during World War I and the other map depicts military bases in the United States in 1917.