Newsmap. Monday, February 7, 1944 : week of January 27 to February 3, 230th week of the war, 112th week of U.S. participation

Description:

Front:
Text describes action on various war fronts: Central Pacific, Italy, USSR, Air war, Burma.

Maps show Marshall Islands; Allied advances during the week.

Photographs: Artillery technique in Italy; American helmets of the 25th Division and hats of a New Zealand brigade mingle at Vella Lavella; Navy mobile photographic laboratory comes ashore in the Solomons; African Goummiers of the Fifth Army don traditional gowns over American uniforms; Pilots of the 99th Fighter Squadron talk tactics; German transport vehicles retreat from the Soviet front; Photographer positioned where a .50 caliber gun would be mounted in a Navy reconnaissance Liberator; Soldiers stuff 250 pamphlets into each 25 pound shell in Italy; Fifth Army infantry battalion's 81 mm. mortars travel by mule in Venafro.

Back:
Jap army uniforms. Color illustrations of seasonal and miscellaneous uniforms of officers and men.

Creator(s): [United States.] Army Service Forces. Morale Services Division. Army Information Branch
Location(s):
Creation Date: February 7, 1944
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Two Collection
World War Two Newsmaps
Usage:
Total Uses: 471
Past 30 days: 31
Yesterday: 2
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: February 7, 1944
  • Digitized: May 1, 2006
Coverage:
Place
Japan
Place
Marshall Islands
Place
Italy
Place
Russia
Place
Myanmar
Place
Germany - Berlin - Berlin
Place
England
From January 27, 1944 to February 3, 1944
Description:

Front:
Text describes action on various war fronts: Central Pacific, Italy, USSR, Air war, Burma.

Maps show Marshall Islands; Allied advances during the week.

Photographs: Artillery technique in Italy; American helmets of the 25th Division and hats of a New Zealand brigade mingle at Vella Lavella; Navy mobile photographic laboratory comes ashore in the Solomons; African Goummiers of the Fifth Army don traditional gowns over American uniforms; Pilots of the 99th Fighter Squadron talk tactics; German transport vehicles retreat from the Soviet front; Photographer positioned where a .50 caliber gun would be mounted in a Navy reconnaissance Liberator; Soldiers stuff 250 pamphlets into each 25 pound shell in Italy; Fifth Army infantry battalion's 81 mm. mortars travel by mule in Venafro.

Back:
Jap army uniforms. Color illustrations of seasonal and miscellaneous uniforms of officers and men.

Note:

Front: "Volume II No. 42F"
Back: "Volume II No. 42B"
"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 on 1 sheet : b&w and green ; sheet, 90 x 120 cm. ; scales vary.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Burma | U.S.S.R. | Soviet Union | Central Pacific
Contributor(s):
Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 2, no. 42
Added Title: Jap Army Uniforms
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
World War Two Collection
Collection:
World War Two Newsmaps
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 60844546 |
  • GOVNO: W 109.207:2/42
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc936
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image