Newsmap. Monday, May 4, 1942 : week of April 24 to May 1

Description:

Text describes action on various war fronts: Japs advance to Lashio -- Allies raid Lae -- Japs attack in China -- Malta sends greetings -- Hitler in Detroit from Moscow -- Yanks in New Caledonia -- Gen. George killed -- Fourth registration -- President calls nation to new sacrifice -- Price control fixed -- Rescued crew hits sub -- U.S. movies bootlegged -- Home worries Hitler -- Eastern seaboard put under Army safeguard -- RAF 'second front' opens -- Malta stiffens fight -- Greek guerillas active -- Red commandos strike

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

Inset map shows areas of heaviest rainfall around the Bay of Bengal.

Photographs: Fortresses roamed from Australia -- Maj. Gen. Patch Jr. -- Brig. Gen. Harold H. George -- Ways will be found to deliver the planes -- The gun crew got the range -- Lt. Gen. Drum -- Germans reported Red armoured trains -- Training of U.S. Army glider pilots.

Creator(s): [United States]. Army Orientation Course
Location(s):
Creation Date: May 4, 1942
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Two Collection
World War Two Newsmaps
Usage:
Total Uses: 344
Past 30 days: 5
Yesterday: 0
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Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: [Washington, D.C.]
Date(s):
  • Creation: May 4, 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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Japan
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Myanmar - Shan - Lashio
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New Guinea Island
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China
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Malta
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Russia - Rossiya Republic - Moskovskaya Oblast' - Gorod Moskva Metropolitan Area - Moscow
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New Caledonia
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United States
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England
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Greece
From April 24, 1942 to May 1, 1942
Description:

Text describes action on various war fronts: Japs advance to Lashio -- Allies raid Lae -- Japs attack in China -- Malta sends greetings -- Hitler in Detroit from Moscow -- Yanks in New Caledonia -- Gen. George killed -- Fourth registration -- President calls nation to new sacrifice -- Price control fixed -- Rescued crew hits sub -- U.S. movies bootlegged -- Home worries Hitler -- Eastern seaboard put under Army safeguard -- RAF 'second front' opens -- Malta stiffens fight -- Greek guerillas active -- Red commandos strike

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

Inset map shows areas of heaviest rainfall around the Bay of Bengal.

Photographs: Fortresses roamed from Australia -- Maj. Gen. Patch Jr. -- Brig. Gen. Harold H. George -- Ways will be found to deliver the planes -- The gun crew got the range -- Lt. Gen. Drum -- Germans reported Red armoured trains -- Training of U.S. Army glider pilots.

Note:

Southern Methodist University's Central University Libraries graciously loaned their copy of this Newsmap for digital imaging.
"Volume 1, No. 2."
"Prepared from public sources of information."
"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1942-451482"
Listed in 1942 Monthly Catalog, p. 867

Physical Description:

2 maps on 1 sheet : b&w and col. ; sheet, 90 x 120 cm. ; scales vary ; Means modified Van der Grinten projection.

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Subject(s):
Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 1, no. 2
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
World War Two Collection
Collection:
World War Two Newsmaps
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 62471574 |
  • GOVNO: W 107.7:1/2
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc1013
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image