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 Collection: World War Two Newsmaps
Newsmap. Monday, August 3, 1942 : week of July 24 to July 31

Newsmap. Monday, August 3, 1942 : week of July 24 to July 31

Date: August 3, 1942
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Text describes action on various war fronts: New Guinea -- China -- Philippines -- Siberia --Mediterranean -- Western Europe -- Russia. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Includes inset maps: Action in New Guinea -- Drive to the Caucasas -- Vital distances in Europe, Africa, and Western Asia. Photographs: Combat photo taken through a submarine's periscope of a sinking Japanese destroyer -- U.S. aid to Russia -- Tommy goes over [method of crossing a river] -- Jap 'Belly tank' -- Stingers on the Flying Fortress.
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Newsmap. Monday, August 10, 1942 : week of July 31 to August 7

Newsmap. Monday, August 10, 1942 : week of July 31 to August 7

Date: August 10, 1942
Creator: [United States]. Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Western Europe, Iceland, North Africa, Aleutians, New Guinea, Australia, Burma, Russia. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Map inset shows the Russian front. Includes photographs: Jap welcomers; Over barbed wire; The Nazi 88; Converted merchantman; U.S. Army's troopship of the skies. Back: This is Aid to Russia. 10 photographs are accompanied by explanatory text.
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Newsmap. Monday, August 17, 1942 : week of August 7 to August 14

Newsmap. Monday, August 17, 1942 : week of August 7 to August 14

Date: August 17, 1942
Creator: [United States]. Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Solomon Islands, New Guinea, Aleutians, China, India, Western Europe, Yugoslavia, Mediterranean, Russia. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Map insets show Solomon Islands, Russian front. Includes photographs: view of Tulagi; German fighter; Facing the Nazis; Sniper suit; A traitor covers up; Club for U.S. forces on London. Back: British Battle Dress. Includes 6 photograhs, 4 drawings with accompanying text.
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Newsmap. Monday, August 24, 1942 : week of August 14 to August 21

Newsmap. Monday, August 24, 1942 : week of August 14 to August 21

Date: August 24, 1942
Creator: [United States]. Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Northern France, Air assault, Allied conference, Southwest Pacific, Mediterranean, Russia, North Africa, Aleutians, China, Brazil. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Inset maps show The European theatre, Main area of operations in the Solomons, USSR. Includes photographs: Landing party; Commando glider; Last stop in North Africa; War in the heart of Africa. Back: China's Cadets. 10 photographs are accompanied by text.
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Newsmap. Monday, August 31, 1942 : week of August 21 to August 28

Newsmap. Monday, August 31, 1942 : week of August 21 to August 28

Date: August 31, 1942
Creator: [United States]. Army Orientation Course
Description: Text describes action on various war fronts: New phase, Solomon Islands, Gilbert Islands, East Indies, China, Burma, Russia, Iraq and Iran, Mediterranean, Western Europe, Brazil. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Inset maps show Battle for the Hangchow-Nanchang Railway; Southern Russia. Includes photographs: A Maori's best friend; Dive bomber tail brake; Vought-Sikorsky helicopter; Back from Dieppe; The run to Malta; Airborne command lands.
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Newsmap. Monday, August 2, 1943 : week of July 22 to July 29, 203rd week of the war, 85th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. Monday, August 2, 1943 : week of July 22 to July 29, 203rd week of the war, 85th week of U.S. participation

Date: August 2, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Italy, Sicily, Crete, Russia, air offensive, Southwest Pacific, Wake, Kiska. Map of shuttle bombing runs between England and Tunisia. Inset maps: Four stages of Sicilian campaign, Russian campaign. Inset photos: Sicily, a pictorial record of the invasion. Back: Illustrations provide recognition cues for tanks. Includes list of reference and practice sources.
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Newsmap. Monday, August 9, 1943 : week of July 29 to August 5, 204th week of the war, 86th week of U.S. participation

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

Date: August 9, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
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 ..."
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Newsmap. Monday, August 16, 1943 : week of August 5 to August 12, 205th week of the war, 87th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. Monday, August 16, 1943 : week of August 5 to August 12, 205th week of the war, 87th week of U.S. participation

Date: August 16, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Russia, Sicily, Italy, New Georgia, Germany. Maps: The Eastern front ; Sicily and Calabria. Photographs: Action on the central front [Central Russia]; A bomber is bombed; Talking things over [Maj. Gen. Keyes and Lt. Gen. Patton, Gen. MacArthur and Lt. Gen. Kreuger, Gen. Stilwell and Maj. Gen. Chennault]. Back: Illustrations of Japanese war planes along with code names, dimensions, and recognition silhouettes.
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Newsmap. Monday, August 23, 1943 : week of August 12 to August 19, 206th week of the war, 88th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. Monday, August 23, 1943 : week of August 12 to August 19, 206th week of the war, 88th week of U.S. participation

Date: August 23, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text desribes action on various war fronts: Air offensive, Sicily, Russia, New Guinea, New Georgia, Borneo, Kuril Is., Pacific. Maps show military activities throughout Europe and the Solomon Islands during the week. Includes photographs: the raid on oil refineries in the Ploesti area of Rumania; Looking Southeast from Salamaua. Back: China's army is a seasoned military team. Illustration of Chinese soldiers with text describing historical and cultural points. English - Chinese translation of common phrases used by soldiers.
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Newsmap. Monday, August 30, 1943 : week of August 19 to August 26, 207th week of the war, 89th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. Monday, August 30, 1943 : week of August 19 to August 26, 207th week of the war, 89th week of U.S. participation

Date: August 30, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Italy, Russia, Kiska, Berlin, Conference, Burma, China, New Guinea, New Georgia. Maps show Russian front -- Southern Italy. Includes photographs: Kiska, Sicily. Back: Weapons of the German Infantry Division. 17 weapons are identified and described, including the size, maximum range, and number found in various German Army units. Each weapon is keyed by number to a battle illustration.
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 256th week of the war, 138th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 256th week of the war, 138th week of U.S. participation

Date: August 7, 1944
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts : Eastern front, France, Italy, Southwest Pacific, Marianas, Far East. Maps: North Sea, English Channel, and Bay of Biscay with surrounding countries as viewed from England. Japanese targets hit by B-20s 15 June, 7 July, and 29 July. Current battle line between Poland and the U.S.S.R. Distance map between Stalingrad and Warsaw. Photographs: U.S. soldiers move warily toward hedgerows in the fields of Normandy; View of Florence, Italy from the Piazzole Michaelango showing the Arno River, Palazzo Vecchio and the cathedral; Underbelly view of the B-29 Superfortress. Back: Text and illustrations highlight the responsibilities of the Navy's Amphibious Forces. Includes insignia and list of battles.
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 257th week of the war, 139th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 257th week of the war, 139th week of U.S. participation

Date: August 14, 1944
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts : France, eastern front, Marianas, Bonins, Southeast Asia, Southwest Pacific, Italy Maps: Southwest Pacific; France. Insets: Far east; France. Photographs: [Soldier voting policy]; Burma road in China. Back: Silence means security.
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Philippine Islands

Philippine Islands

Date: August 21, 1944
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Map of the Philippine Islands.
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 259th week of the war, 141st week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 259th week of the war, 141st week of U.S. participation

Date: August 28, 1944
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts : France, Eastern front, Japan, Marianas, Southwest Pacific, China, Southeast Asia, Italy. Maps: France, Europe, Southwest Japan. Back: One way to "blow your top"--but for good--is to be booby-trapped. Text and illustration urge soldiers to avoid booby-traps by exercising care and remaining suspicious.
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 13 weeks, 190th week of U.S. participation in the war

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 13 weeks, 190th week of U.S. participation in the war

Date: August 6, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: "In a few months we expect to run out of targets in Japan"--Maj. Gen. C. E. LeMay. Text describes targets in Japan. Map: Japan. Relief shown pictorially. Includes photograph of Kobe : under B-29 attack, 4 June 45. Back: Special devices. "Dedicated to the safe and rapid training of pilots and aircrewmen." Photographs: Recognition; Navigation; Maintenance; Bombing and torpedoing; Operational flight training; Terrain recognition; Anti-aircraft; Fixed gunnery; Free gunnery.
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 14 weeks, 191st week of U.S. participation in the war

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 14 weeks, 191st week of U.S. participation in the war

Date: August 13, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Summary of Potsdam conference. War News 7 August. Map shows European boundaries as of January 1938. Inset map details administration of eastern Germany and East Prussia. Back: Map of Formosa; inset map shows location of Formosa in Asia.
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 15 weeks, 192nd week of U.S. participation in the war

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 15 weeks, 192nd week of U.S. participation in the war

Date: August 20, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes attacks on Japan. Map of East Asia:The Knockout blows fall. Includes photographs: Soviet Union sends powerful Far Eastern forces into Manchuria, American plane drops atomic bomb on Japanese city of Hiroshima, Third fleet warships and planes. Back: Advance base sectional docks. Description and photographs of Navy floating dry docks.
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Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Japan's empire, its advance and retreat

Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Japan's empire, its advance and retreat

Date: August 27, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text chart of the history of Japan's empire from 1895 to 19 August, 1945. 4 maps: Japanese empire, 1931; Japanese empire, Dec. 1941; Japanese empire, Aug. 1942 ; Japanese holdings as war ended. Back: "Please...get there and back!": contains photographs and text about the Army Transportation Corps. Includes picture of a woman's face.
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