Newsmap. Monday, June 1, 1942 : week of May 22 to May 29

Description:

Front:
Text describes action on various war fronts: Allied raids effective -- Stilwell in India -- Chinese repulse Japs -- Planes sink subs -- Against overconfidence -- Private buys $3,700 war bonds -- U.S. mission in Britain points to new fronts -- Labor will be 'frozen' -- Camacho asks for war -- 'Freeze' fish, razors -- New registration set -- Recruiting for WAAC -- Millions in war work -- Bombers to pop out like Model T's at Willow Run -- Kurdish revolt crushed -- Heavy action at Kharkov -- Himmler's aid wounded -- Axis drive in Libya -- RAF ruins Genoa.

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

Inset maps show area occupied by Japanese troops near Chungking -- Nazi drives and Soviet attacks near Kharkov.

Includes photographs: Beaufort torpedo-bombers under mass production in Australia -- Sec. Hull -- Lt. Gen. Arnold -- Lt. Gen. Somervell -- Rear Adm. Towers -- WAAC officer's winter and summer uniforms and Auxiliary's winter uniform -- Flying B-24 -- Bren Gun carriers in action -- Long-barrelled Russian rifles -- British 25 pounder fires on the enemy in Libya -- Hurricane bomber -- Training for motor torpedo boat service.

Includes 1 cartoon.

Back:
Jap Ground Forces. Includes photographs: On Guard, Support Fire, Surrender, Alley Fight, Loopholes, Barricade, Tanks Over Water, Aim, Mopping Up, Bridge on Land, Far North, Squad Rush, Mud Hole. Inset has text details for each photograph.

Creator(s): [United States]. Army Orientation Course
Location(s):
Creation Date: June 1, 1942
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Two Collection
World War Two Newsmaps
Usage:
Total Uses: 250
Past 30 days: 9
Yesterday: 0
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Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: [Washington, D.C.]
Date(s):
  • Creation: June 1, 1942
  • Digitized: July 20, 2006
Coverage:
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Japan
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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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United States
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China
From May 22, 1942 to May 29, 1942
Description:

Front:
Text describes action on various war fronts: Allied raids effective -- Stilwell in India -- Chinese repulse Japs -- Planes sink subs -- Against overconfidence -- Private buys $3,700 war bonds -- U.S. mission in Britain points to new fronts -- Labor will be 'frozen' -- Camacho asks for war -- 'Freeze' fish, razors -- New registration set -- Recruiting for WAAC -- Millions in war work -- Bombers to pop out like Model T's at Willow Run -- Kurdish revolt crushed -- Heavy action at Kharkov -- Himmler's aid wounded -- Axis drive in Libya -- RAF ruins Genoa.

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

Inset maps show area occupied by Japanese troops near Chungking -- Nazi drives and Soviet attacks near Kharkov.

Includes photographs: Beaufort torpedo-bombers under mass production in Australia -- Sec. Hull -- Lt. Gen. Arnold -- Lt. Gen. Somervell -- Rear Adm. Towers -- WAAC officer's winter and summer uniforms and Auxiliary's winter uniform -- Flying B-24 -- Bren Gun carriers in action -- Long-barrelled Russian rifles -- British 25 pounder fires on the enemy in Libya -- Hurricane bomber -- Training for motor torpedo boat service.

Includes 1 cartoon.

Back:
Jap Ground Forces. Includes photographs: On Guard, Support Fire, Surrender, Alley Fight, Loopholes, Barricade, Tanks Over Water, Aim, Mopping Up, Bridge on Land, Far North, Squad Rush, Mud Hole. Inset has text details for each photograph.

Note:

Southern Methodist University's Central University Libraries graciously loaned their copy of this Newsmap for digital imaging.
"Volume 1, No. 6."
"Prepared from public sources of information."
"U.S. Government Printing Office: 1942 - 451482"
Listed in 1942 Monthly Catalog, p. 867.

Physical Description:

3 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; sheet, 90 x 120 cm. ; scales vary ; Means modified Van der Grinten projection.

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Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 1, no. 6
Added Title: Jap Ground Forces
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
World War Two Collection
Collection:
World War Two Newsmaps
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 62471843 |
  • GOVNO: W 107.7:1/6
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc976
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image