Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 234th week of the war, 116th week of U.S. participation

Description:

Front:
Text describes action on various war fronts: Western Europe, USSR, Finland, Italy, Southwest Pacific, Central Pacific, Burma.

Maps show Current battle lines along Russian border and Rumania, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Finland ; Central Italy.

Includes photographs: Dauga Airfield after 5th Air Force B-25 medium bombers leave Japanese planes destroyed. Japanese captured by U.S. Coast Guardsmen off Kwajalein. Lt. Eugune R. Hanks of Gibbs, Idaho in his Grumman Hellcat fighter. U.S. tank officer explains the target to Gen. Eishenhower while Air Marshall Tedder watches. Gliders built in England for the Allied Forces. U.S. combat cars await dispatch on a field in the English countryside. Field Marshall Rommel inspects Nazi fortifications. British soldiers near the Garigliano River. Three "Yanks" at the Anzio beachhead. Mortar crew of the 36th division below Cassino. American paratroopers capture Nazi snipers. Pvt. Robert Steinmetz of Pittsburgh with a mule he rescued from an Italian farm. Composite aerial view of Italian coast including Anzio and Nettuno.

Back:
Luftwaffe (German Air Force) uniforms. Text and illustrations of Flying Suits, Miscellaneous Uniforms, Parachutist Uniforms, Continental Uniforms.

Creator(s): [United States.] Army Service Forces. Morale Services Division. Army Information Branch
Location(s):
Creation Date: March 6, 1944
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Two Collection
World War Two Newsmaps
Usage:
Total Uses: 338
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Creator (Author):
[United States.] Army Service Forces. Morale Services Division. Army Information Branch

Prepared for Army Orientation Course, M.S.D. by Army Information Branch, M.S.D., A.S.F., 205 E. 42nd St., New York 17, N.Y.

Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: [Washington, D.C.]
Date(s):
  • Creation: March 6, 1944
  • Digitized: May 2, 2006
Coverage:
Place
Germany
Place
Russia
Place
Finland
Place
Italy
Place
Myanmar
Place
Northern Mariana Islands
From February 24, 1944 to March 2, 1944
Description:

Front:
Text describes action on various war fronts: Western Europe, USSR, Finland, Italy, Southwest Pacific, Central Pacific, Burma.

Maps show Current battle lines along Russian border and Rumania, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Finland ; Central Italy.

Includes photographs: Dauga Airfield after 5th Air Force B-25 medium bombers leave Japanese planes destroyed. Japanese captured by U.S. Coast Guardsmen off Kwajalein. Lt. Eugune R. Hanks of Gibbs, Idaho in his Grumman Hellcat fighter. U.S. tank officer explains the target to Gen. Eishenhower while Air Marshall Tedder watches. Gliders built in England for the Allied Forces. U.S. combat cars await dispatch on a field in the English countryside. Field Marshall Rommel inspects Nazi fortifications. British soldiers near the Garigliano River. Three "Yanks" at the Anzio beachhead. Mortar crew of the 36th division below Cassino. American paratroopers capture Nazi snipers. Pvt. Robert Steinmetz of Pittsburgh with a mule he rescued from an Italian farm. Composite aerial view of Italian coast including Anzio and Nettuno.

Back:
Luftwaffe (German Air Force) uniforms. Text and illustrations of Flying Suits, Miscellaneous Uniforms, Parachutist Uniforms, Continental Uniforms.

Note:

Front: "Volume II No. 46F"
Back: "Volume II No. 46B"
"Prepared for Army Orientation Course, M.S.D."
"Prepared from public sources of information."
"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1944 - 538110"
Listed in 1944 Monthly Catalog, p. 463

Physical Description:

2 maps : col. ; sheet, 90 x 120 cm. ; scales vary.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): U.S.S.R. | Soviet Union | Burma | Central Pacific | Southwest Pacific | Western Europe
Contributor(s):
Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 2, no. 46
Added Title: Newsmap. Monday, March 6, 1944 : week of February 24 to March 2, 234th week of the war, 116th week of U.S. participation
Added Title: Luftwaffe (German Air Force) Uniforms
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
World War Two Collection
Collection:
World War Two Newsmaps
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 48010053 |
  • GOVNO: W 109.207:2/46
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc932
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image