Newsmap. Monday, May 11, 1942 : week of May 1 to May 8

Description:

Text describes action on various war fronts: Navy announces victory -- End for Corregidor -- Rationing moves closer -- Japs push into China -- Marblehead limps in -- Stark for new fronts -- Iceland has its first air fight -- Army of 6,000,000 -- Launch four destroyers -- Anti-Axis move in Spain -- Army camps inspected -- Germans strike convoy -- Malta downs 154 planes -- Madagascar tip seized -- U.S. aids Middle East -- Nazi drive predicted -- RAF attacks roar on.

Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world.

Inset maps: Corregidor -- Madagascar.

Includes photographs: Lt. Gen. Wainwright -- Maj. Gen. Brereton -- Navy raid on Marshall Islands in February -- Under Sec. Patterson -- Kearney destroyer -- Bombs being readied for planes -- Four-engined bomber flying somewhere in Europe -- Cavalry regiment changes mounts to speedy steel.

Creator(s): [United States]. Army Orientation Course
Location(s):
Creation Date: May 11, 1942
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Two Collection
World War Two Newsmaps
Usage:
Total Uses: 258
Past 30 days: 6
Yesterday: 0
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Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: [Washington, D.C.]
Date(s):
  • Creation: May 11, 1942
  • Digitized: July 20, 2006
Coverage:
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Africa
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Australia/Oceania
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Central America and Caribbean
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Central Asia
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East & Southeast Asia
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Europe
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Middle East
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North America
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South America
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South Asia
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Philippines - Cavite Province - Corregidor Island
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United States
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Japan
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China
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Iceland
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Russia
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Spain
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Germany
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Malta
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Madagascar
From May 1, 1942 to May 8, 1942
Description:

Text describes action on various war fronts: Navy announces victory -- End for Corregidor -- Rationing moves closer -- Japs push into China -- Marblehead limps in -- Stark for new fronts -- Iceland has its first air fight -- Army of 6,000,000 -- Launch four destroyers -- Anti-Axis move in Spain -- Army camps inspected -- Germans strike convoy -- Malta downs 154 planes -- Madagascar tip seized -- U.S. aids Middle East -- Nazi drive predicted -- RAF attacks roar on.

Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world.

Inset maps: Corregidor -- Madagascar.

Includes photographs: Lt. Gen. Wainwright -- Maj. Gen. Brereton -- Navy raid on Marshall Islands in February -- Under Sec. Patterson -- Kearney destroyer -- Bombs being readied for planes -- Four-engined bomber flying somewhere in Europe -- Cavalry regiment changes mounts to speedy steel.

Note:

Southern Methodist University's Central University Libraries graciously loaned their copy of this Newsmap for digital imaging.
"Volume 1, No. 3"
"Prepared from public sources of information."
"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1942 - 451482

Physical Description:

3 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; sheet, 90 x 120 cm. ; scales vary ; Means modified Van der Grinten projection.

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Keyword(s): U.S.S.R. | Soviet Union
Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 1, no. 3
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
World War Two Collection
Collection:
World War Two Newsmaps
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 62471363 |
  • GOVNO: W 107.7:1/3
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc1002
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image