Newsmap. Monday, May 18, 1942 : week of May 8 to May 15

Description:

Text describes action on various war fronts: Jap advance lines cut -- U.S. bombers in India -- Jap defeat in China -- Tribute to team work -- Tokyo raid confirmed -- Axis attack forecast -- Subs in St. Lawrence -- Plan relief corps -- WAAC bill passes -- State laws 'brake' war -- Deal at Martinique -- Raid Jap settlements -- Peru's president here -- Freight by plane -- Gas rationing starts -- Indies fliers here -- British announce war casualties -- R.A.F. pushes attacks -- Gort to Malta command -- Mission to Africa -- Spring offensive on -- Norway plant wrecked.

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

Inset map shows German and Russian advances near the Black Sea.

Includes photographs: Lt. Gen. Stillwell -- Vice Pres. Wallace -- Lt. Gen. Somervell -- New bombs piled underground awaiting delivery -- Lord Gort -- Russian troop answer the Nazi assault -- British troops practice street fighting tactics.

Includes 1 cartoon.

Creator(s): [United States]. Army Orientation Course
Location(s):
Creation Date: May 18, 1942
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Two Collection
World War Two Newsmaps
Usage:
Total Uses: 371
Past 30 days: 5
Yesterday: 0
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Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: [Washington, D.C.]
Date(s):
  • Creation: May 18, 1942
  • Digitized: July 20, 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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Japan
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China
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India
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Japan - Kanto Region - Tōkyō Metropolis - Tokyo
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Martinique
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Peru
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Malta
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Norway
From May 8, 1942 to May 15, 1942
Description:

Text describes action on various war fronts: Jap advance lines cut -- U.S. bombers in India -- Jap defeat in China -- Tribute to team work -- Tokyo raid confirmed -- Axis attack forecast -- Subs in St. Lawrence -- Plan relief corps -- WAAC bill passes -- State laws 'brake' war -- Deal at Martinique -- Raid Jap settlements -- Peru's president here -- Freight by plane -- Gas rationing starts -- Indies fliers here -- British announce war casualties -- R.A.F. pushes attacks -- Gort to Malta command -- Mission to Africa -- Spring offensive on -- Norway plant wrecked.

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

Inset map shows German and Russian advances near the Black Sea.

Includes photographs: Lt. Gen. Stillwell -- Vice Pres. Wallace -- Lt. Gen. Somervell -- New bombs piled underground awaiting delivery -- Lord Gort -- Russian troop answer the Nazi assault -- British troops practice street fighting tactics.

Includes 1 cartoon.

Note:

Southern Methodist University's Central University Libraries graciously loaned their copy of this Newsmap for digital imaging.
"Volume 1, No. 4"
"Prepared from public sources of information."
"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1942 - 451482

Physical Description:

2 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. 4
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
World War Two Collection
Collection:
World War Two Newsmaps
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 62471873 |
  • GOVNO: W 107.7:1/4
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc991
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image