Newsmap. Monday, October 26, 1942 : week of October 16 to October 23

Description:

Front:
Text describes action on various war fronts: Solomons -- New Guinea -- Aleutians -- Russia -- Shipping -- Mediterranean -- Yugoslavia -- Western Europe.

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

Inset maps show Southwest Pacific -- Stalingrad.

Includes photographs: Airport on Guadalcanal Island -- Somewhere in India [field artillery pieces and Gen. Stillwell's troops wearing German-type coal scuttle helmet] -- Supplies for Russia [Arctic convoy attacked by enemy torpedo planes and U boats] -- Freight cars with wings.

Back:
Foxholes are Lifesavers. 9 photographs show details of foxhole construction. Text describes advantages and proper use of foxholes in combat.

Creator(s): [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Location(s):
Creation Date: October 26, 1942
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Two Collection
World War Two Newsmaps
Usage:
Total Uses: 1,428
Past 30 days: 17
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Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: [Washington D.C.]
Date(s):
  • Creation: October 26, 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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Solomon Islands
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Solomon Islands - Guadalcanal Province - Guadalcanal Island
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New Guinea Island
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United States - Alaska - Aleutians West National Division - Aleutian Islands Island Group
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Russia
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England
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Germany
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Serbia and Montenegro
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Russia - Rossiya Republic - Volgograd Oblast - Volgograd
From October 16, 1942 to October 23, 1942
Description:

Front:
Text describes action on various war fronts: Solomons -- New Guinea -- Aleutians -- Russia -- Shipping -- Mediterranean -- Yugoslavia -- Western Europe.

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

Inset maps show Southwest Pacific -- Stalingrad.

Includes photographs: Airport on Guadalcanal Island -- Somewhere in India [field artillery pieces and Gen. Stillwell's troops wearing German-type coal scuttle helmet] -- Supplies for Russia [Arctic convoy attacked by enemy torpedo planes and U boats] -- Freight cars with wings.

Back:
Foxholes are Lifesavers. 9 photographs show details of foxhole construction. Text describes advantages and proper use of foxholes in combat.

Note:

Southern Methodist University's Central University Libraries graciously loaned their copy of this Newsmap for digital imaging.
"Volume 1, No. 27."
"Prepared from public sources of information."
"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1942 - 469049"
"Drawings by staff artist of YANK. Photos from U.S. Army Signal Corps"
Listed in 1942 Monthly Catalog, p. 1471.

Physical Description:

3 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; sheet 89 x 120 cm. ; scales vary ; Means modified Van der Grinten projection.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): U.S.S.R. | Soviet Union | Yugoslavia | Western Europe | Mediterranean | Stalingrad
Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 1, no. 27
Added Title: Foxholes Are Life Savers
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
World War Two Collection
Collection:
World War Two Newsmaps
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 62470819 |
  • GOVNO: W 109.107:1/27
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc1005
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image