Newsmap. Monday, August 9, 1943 : week of July 29 to August 5, 204th week of the war, 86th week of U.S. participation

Description:

Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Italy, Sicily, Rumania, Russia, Germany, Burma-China, Southwest Pacific.

Map: Strategic air distances across the Mediterranean./ Relief shown by hachures.

Photographs: Army engineers work in the Aluetians; A Tommy reads "Soldier's guide to Sicily"; Royal Artillery Detachment stationed north of Syracuse, Sicily examines damage done by Italians to a mobile anti-aircraft train; Nazis surrender to U.S. Infantrymen near Carlentini; Junkers-290 transport shot down by an RAF Marauder near the coast of Bastia, Corsica; U.S. Marines push a generator into position near Munda; Japanese interpreters of the U.S. Army decipher papers found on a wounded Japanese officer; A winch pulls a mud-splattered jeep free on Rendova; 155mm rifle sends rounds into Munda from Rendova Island.

Back: [text and ill.]: The long, tough fight ahead : beyond sunny Italy!/ Back text includes quote from the President of the United States, July 28, 1943: "I confess that I myself am sometimes bewildered by conflicting statements that I see in the press ..."

Creator(s): [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Location(s):
Creation Date: August 9, 1943
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Two Collection
World War Two Newsmaps
Usage:
Total Uses: 211
Past 30 days: 13
Yesterday: 2
Creator (Distributor):
[United States.] Army Orientation Course

Prepared and Distributed by Army Orientation Course, Special Service Division, Army Service Forces, War Dept., 2E580 Pentagon Bldg., Washington, D.C.

Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: August 9, 1943
  • Digitized: April 27, 2006
Coverage:
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United States
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Italy
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Italy - Sicily Region
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Romania
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Russia
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Germany
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Myanmar
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China
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New Guinea Island
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Europe
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Africa
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Middle East
From July 29, 1943 to August 5, 1943
Description:

Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Italy, Sicily, Rumania, Russia, Germany, Burma-China, Southwest Pacific.

Map: Strategic air distances across the Mediterranean./ Relief shown by hachures.

Photographs: Army engineers work in the Aluetians; A Tommy reads "Soldier's guide to Sicily"; Royal Artillery Detachment stationed north of Syracuse, Sicily examines damage done by Italians to a mobile anti-aircraft train; Nazis surrender to U.S. Infantrymen near Carlentini; Junkers-290 transport shot down by an RAF Marauder near the coast of Bastia, Corsica; U.S. Marines push a generator into position near Munda; Japanese interpreters of the U.S. Army decipher papers found on a wounded Japanese officer; A winch pulls a mud-splattered jeep free on Rendova; 155mm rifle sends rounds into Munda from Rendova Island.

Back: [text and ill.]: The long, tough fight ahead : beyond sunny Italy!/ Back text includes quote from the President of the United States, July 28, 1943: "I confess that I myself am sometimes bewildered by conflicting statements that I see in the press ..."

Note:

"Volume II No. 16"
"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1943 - 538110"
Back: "Prepared from public sources of information"
Listed in 1943 Monthly Catalog, p. 1145.

Physical Description:

1 map : col. (b&w and blue) ; 42 x 86 cm., on sheet 90 x 120 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Presidential statements | strategic air distances | Mediterranean Sea | Rumania | Burma
Contributor(s):
Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 2, no. 16
Added Title: The Long, Tough Fight Ahead : Beyond Sunny Italy!
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
World War Two Collection
Collection:
World War Two Newsmaps
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 60844199 |
  • GOVNO: W 109.107:2/16
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc965
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image