Newsmap. Monday, November 9, 1942 : week of October 30 to November 6

Description:

Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: North Africa -- New Guinea -- Solomons -- Madagascar -- Russia -- Southeast Asia -- Far Eastern waters.

Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Includes inset maps: North Africa -- Southwest Pacific.

Photographs: Mud, mud, mud! -- Up in the world [Indian soldier sitting atop a Jack Ladder] -- Somewhere in Australia [supply freighter hits reef breaking it in two] -- Own weapons turned on Japanese.

Back: The text entitled "Uncle Sam's desert training corps" describes the training center in Southern California. Includes photographs: Desert destroyers -- Desert Rats: new style.

Creator(s): [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Location(s):
Creation Date: November 9, 1942
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Two Collection
World War Two Newsmaps
Usage:
Total Uses: 115
Past 30 days: 7
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Distributor):
[United States.] Army Orientation Course

Prepared and distributed by Army Orientation Course, Special Service Division, Services of Supply.

Publisher Info:
Publisher Info: Distributor
Place of Publication: [Washington, D. C.]
Date(s):
  • Creation: November 9, 1942
  • Digitized: July 21, 2006
Coverage:
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United States
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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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New Guinea Island
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Solomon Islands
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Madagascar
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Russia
From October 30, 1942 to November 6, 1942
Description:

Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: North Africa -- New Guinea -- Solomons -- Madagascar -- Russia -- Southeast Asia -- Far Eastern waters.

Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Includes inset maps: North Africa -- Southwest Pacific.

Photographs: Mud, mud, mud! -- Up in the world [Indian soldier sitting atop a Jack Ladder] -- Somewhere in Australia [supply freighter hits reef breaking it in two] -- Own weapons turned on Japanese.

Back: The text entitled "Uncle Sam's desert training corps" describes the training center in Southern California. Includes photographs: Desert destroyers -- Desert Rats: new style.

Note:

Southern Methodist University's Central University Libraries graciously loaned their copy of this Newsmap for digital imaging.

"Volume 1, No. 29."
"Prepared from public sources of information."

"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1942 - 469049"

Listed in 1942 Monthly Catalog, p. 1471.

Physical Description:

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

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): North Africa | U.S.S.R. | Soviet Union
Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 1, no. 29
Added Title: Desert Destroyers : Uncle Sam's Desert Training Corps
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
World War Two Collection
Collection:
World War Two Newsmaps
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 48010333 |
  • GOVNO: W 109.107:1/29
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc1003
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image