[Large printed colour poster, issued by the Army Bureau of Current Affairs.] Britain's Radio Covers The World. [ABCA Map Review No. 6.]

ABCA Map Review No. 6 [Army Bureau of Current Affairs (A.B.C.A.), W. E. Williams, Director; Second World War propaganda; British Broadcasting Corporation; BBC]
Publication details: 
'Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by Fosh & Cross, Ltd.' 'The period from January 18th to January 31st, 1943.'
SKU: 12170

Printed on both sides of a piece of paper roughly 38 x 100 cm. In good condition, on lightly-aged and creased paper. Folded four times. The outer side, printed in black and white, carries the article on 'the vast broadcasting network which spreads across the world from Britain', with large stylised map, with BBC microphone, indicating 'The BBC broadcasts day and night in 47 languages, to 200,000,000 listeners every week.'. Also photographs, a graph, a cartoon reproduced from the Daily Express, and a table showing three phrases including 'Here is the news' in 47 languages from Persian to Hokkien. The other side carries the ABCA Map Review No. 6, covering the period from 18 to 31 January 1943, with large coloured map, and dealing with five themes from 'Casablanca, 1943' to 'Inside Germany'. An attractive piece of modern design. For more on ABCA see Jeremy A. Crang's 'The British Army and the People's War, 1939-1945' (Manchester University Press, 2000). Uncommon: COPAC lists issues of the ABCA Map Reviews at the National Library of Scotland, UCL and the Imperial War Museum.