Newsmap. Monday, November 22, 1943 : week of November 11 to November 18, 219th week of the war, 101st week of U.S. participation

Description:

Text describes action on various war fronts: Eastern front, Air offensive, Italy, Aegean Sea, Southwest Pacific, Losses.

Maps: Battle area on the Eastern front, map showing main railways and international boundaries in Europe, Turkey and northern Tunisia.

Photographs: Capt. Herman Bottcher of San Francisco receives the Distinguished Service Cross from Maj. Gen. W. H. Gill; British Eighth Army Tommy sets up quarters in an empty wine barrel with a pillow and bedspread near the Termoli front in Italy; Three Yanks look over a 32 cm. incendiary rocket captured in Sicily; Correction printed under photo appearing in the previous Newsmap shows rocket is an experimental model tested several years before; Army B-25 swings in low over a burning Japanese ship on Nov. 2 attack in Rabaul; Japanese machine gun emplacement on the Kula Gulf side of Kolombangara Island; Grumman Avengers and Hellcats line up on the improved Munda airstrip.

Back: The world a polar projection, with modified extensions interrupted for southern Hemisphere: "This world map is designed to show the relative positions of land areas for air connections to the principal theaters of operations."

Creator(s): [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Location(s):
Creation Date: November 22, 1943
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Two Collection
World War Two Newsmaps
Usage:
Total Uses: 326
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Creator (Distributor):
[United States.] Army Orientation Course

Prepared and Distributed by Army Orientation Course, Morale Services Division, Army Service Forces, War Dept., 2E581 Pentagon Bldg., Washington, D.C.

Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: November 22, 1943
  • Digitized: May 1, 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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Germany
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Italy
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Greece
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England
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Papua New Guinea - East New Britain Province - Rabaul
From November 11, 1943 to November 18, 1943
Description:

Text describes action on various war fronts: Eastern front, Air offensive, Italy, Aegean Sea, Southwest Pacific, Losses.

Maps: Battle area on the Eastern front, map showing main railways and international boundaries in Europe, Turkey and northern Tunisia.

Photographs: Capt. Herman Bottcher of San Francisco receives the Distinguished Service Cross from Maj. Gen. W. H. Gill; British Eighth Army Tommy sets up quarters in an empty wine barrel with a pillow and bedspread near the Termoli front in Italy; Three Yanks look over a 32 cm. incendiary rocket captured in Sicily; Correction printed under photo appearing in the previous Newsmap shows rocket is an experimental model tested several years before; Army B-25 swings in low over a burning Japanese ship on Nov. 2 attack in Rabaul; Japanese machine gun emplacement on the Kula Gulf side of Kolombangara Island; Grumman Avengers and Hellcats line up on the improved Munda airstrip.

Back: The world a polar projection, with modified extensions interrupted for southern Hemisphere: "This world map is designed to show the relative positions of land areas for air connections to the principal theaters of operations."

Note:

"Volume II No. 31"

"Prepared from public sources of information."

"U.S. Government Printing Office: 1943 - 538110"

Listed in 1944 Monthly Catalog, p. 463.

Physical Description:

3 maps on 1 sheet : col. and b&w ; sheet, 90 x 120 cm. ; scales vary

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Balkans
Contributor(s):
Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 2, no. 31
Added Title: The World : A Polar Projection
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
World War Two Collection
Collection:
World War Two Newsmaps
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 60844145 |
  • GOVNO: W 109.207:2/31
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc948
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image