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Newsmap. Monday, January 4, 1943 : week of December 25 to January 1

Newsmap. Monday, January 4, 1943 : week of December 25 to January 1

Date: January 4, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: North Africa, Command, Libya, New Guinea, Solomons, Burma, Russia, Fr. Somaliland. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Includes inset maps: Indonesia -- Rostov region [USSR]. Photographs: Blimp patrol -- Supplies for Guadalcanal -- Along the road to Tunisia. Back: The Nerve System of the Army: text, illustration, and photographs show contributions of the Signal Corps to the war effort.
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Newsmap. Monday, January 11, 1943 : week of January 1 to January 8

Newsmap. Monday, January 11, 1943 : week of January 1 to January 8

Date: January 11, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Rabaul, Solomons, Pacific, Wake, New Guinea, Burma, North Africa, Russia, Aleutians. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Includes inset maps: Tunisia; USSR. Photographs: Japanese Bull's eye [a Nip carrier making a perfect circle trying to escape in the Battle of Midway]; "Kamerad" in Tunisia; Waiting for actions on a U.S. carrier; "General winter". Back: "Learn to Recognize These Vehicles" poster gives identifying features and illustrations of various heavy tanks and self-propelled artillery.
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Newsmap. Monday, January 18, 1943 : week of January 8 to January 15

Newsmap. Monday, January 18, 1943 : week of January 8 to January 15

Date: January 18, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: New Guinea, Solomons, Tunisia, Burma, Libya, Europe, Russia, supply. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Inset maps: [New Guinea] -- [Tunisia] -- [U.S.S.R.] Photographs: Southwest Pacific bombing mission; Trophies of war; Navy scout boards its cruiser. Back:"Learn to Recognize These Vehicles : Medium Tanks and Self-Propelled Artillery" poster gives identifying features and illustrations of various vehicles.
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Newsmap. Monday, May 18, 1942 : week of May 8 to May 15

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

Date: May 18, 1942
Creator: [United States]. Army Orientation Course
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.
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Newsmap. Monday, January 25, 1943 : week of January 15 to January 22

Newsmap. Monday, January 25, 1943 : week of January 15 to January 22

Date: January 25, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Tripoli, Western Europe, Guadalcanal, New Guinea, Pacific and Far East, Russia, Chile, Iraq. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Inset maps: Tunisia/Libya ; Russian Front. Photographs: North Africa; Forward positions: Guadalcanal; Not in "Mein Kampf" [retreating German panzers struggling through mud]; Jap ships feel U.S. air blows. Back: Poster illustrating Italian Navy uniforms and insignia. Includes Italian pronunciation chart.
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Newsmap. Monday, February 1, 1943 : week of January 22 to January 29

Newsmap. Monday, February 1, 1943 : week of January 22 to January 29

Date: February 1, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Allied Council, North Africa, Western Europe, Solomons, New Guinea, Wake, Russia, Aleutians. Includes ten photographs. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Inset maps show North Africa and Russia. Back: "Soviet Infantry." Two posters by Glen Mitchell show Soviet infantry in action. Also included are images of Soviet uniform insignia and Soviet weapons.
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Newsmap. Monday, February 8, 1943 : week of January 29 to February 5

Newsmap. Monday, February 8, 1943 : week of January 29 to February 5

Date: February 8, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Inset maps: [Rostov area] ; [Tunisia coast]. Includes 8 photographs. Back: The World at War map indicates points where U.S. forces are stationed.
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Newsmap. Monday, February 15, 1943 : week of February 5 to February 12

Newsmap. Monday, February 15, 1943 : week of February 5 to February 12

Date: February 15, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Command, Solomons, North Africa, New Guinea, Russia. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Inset maps of Guadalcanal; Russian front. Photographs: Heads down [under the barbed wire]; Jap navel gun; Near the end [fighting in Papua]; North Africa; Poles in Iraq; Vital supply: water for the Eighth Army; German mortar. Back: Poster illustrates uniforms and insignia of the German Army.
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Newsmap. Monday, February 22, 1943 : week of February 12 to February 19, 180th week of the war, 62nd week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. Monday, February 22, 1943 : week of February 12 to February 19, 180th week of the war, 62nd week of U.S. participation

Date: February 22, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Russia, New Guinea, Solomons, China, Pacific and Far East, French fleet, North Africa. Large world map is keyed to text. Includes table: Great Circle Distances in Statute Miles. Inset maps show Tunisia and Russia. Includes 8 photographs. Back: Poster provides recognition cues and front and profile drawings of Allied and Axis light tanks and self-propelled weapons. Includes range scale.
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Newsmap. Monday, March 1, 1943 : week of February 19 to February 26, 181st week of the war, 63rd week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. Monday, March 1, 1943 : week of February 19 to February 26, 181st week of the war, 63rd week of U.S. participation

Date: March 1, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: North Africa, Russia, Burma-China, New Guinea, Solomons, Aleutians, Sinkings (sea losses). Large world map is keyed to text. Includes table: Great Circle Distances in Statute Miles. Inset map shows Tunisia. Includes photos: Nazi Panzers in Bizerte, Air base at Dakar, Hold on Kharkov, Hunting enemy submarines. Back: Poster provides recognition cues and front and profile drawings of Allied and Axis heavy, medium, and light armored cars. Includes range scale.
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Newsmap. Monday, March 8, 1943 : week of February 26 to March 5, 182nd week of the war, 64th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. Monday, March 8, 1943 : week of February 26 to March 5, 182nd week of the war, 64th week of U.S. participation

Date: March 8, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: New Guinea -- Solomons -- Submarines -- Tunisia -- Russia -- Western Europe. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Inset maps show Tunisia -- Moscow/Leningrad region. Includes photographs: Attack: A-20 Boston bombers in central Tunisia -- Jeep rider: South Sea islander hitches a ride on an Army jeep -- Loudspeaker on Guadalcanal -- Jap 75 on New Guinea. Back: German Navy uniforms and insignia. Includes color illustrations of uniforms and components, and insignia with informational text. Chart of German pronunciation of military ranks with equivalent ratings in U.S. and German navies.
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Newsmap. Monday, March 15, 1943 : week of March 5 to March 12, 183rd week of the war, 65th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. Monday, March 15, 1943 : week of March 5 to March 12, 183rd week of the war, 65th week of U.S. participation

Date: March 15, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Russia, Air offensive, Unrest (France, Belgium, Norway), Southwest Pacific, Tunisia. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Inset maps show Russia, Tunisia. Includes photographs: Convoy to Russia; American tank in Russia; Joint Assignment; Airborne engineers; Shower bath - desert style. Back: Learn to recognize these vehicles (half-track vehicles). Labelled illustrations of American, Canadian and German vehicles with a quick guide to features for comparison.
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Newsmap. Monday, March 22, 1943 : week of March 12 to March 19, 184th week of the war, 66th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. Monday, March 22, 1943 : week of March 12 to March 19, 184th week of the war, 66th week of U.S. participation

Date: March 22, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Tunisia, Aleutians, New Guinea, Solomons, Pacific and Far East, Burma-China, Russia. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Inset maps show northern Tunisia, and along the Russian front. Includes photographs: Pulling together for victory [Chinese laborers flatten a runway with a heavy roller]; Sgt. Robert Wilson of Wichita, Kansas rides a wheelbarrow taxicab; Yanks in the Far East care for Burmese orphans; Amphibian jeeps; Wet feet are no worry [jungle fighting in New Guinea]; Allied troops wade from stream to shore [New Guinea]; American gun crew lowers their sights to fire into the jungle in New Guinea. Back: Military Courtesy. Color illustrations of Army and Navy uniforms and insignia of the United States, U.S.S.R., France, Poland, China and the British Empire. Accompanying text describes how to address each rank.
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Newsmap. Monday, March 29, 1943 : week of March 19 to March 26, 185th week of the war, 67th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. Monday, March 29, 1943 : week of March 19 to March 26, 185th week of the war, 67th week of U.S. participation

Date: March 29, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Tunisia, Air offensive, Submarines, Southwest Pacific, Russia, China. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Inset maps show Gulf of Gabes region, Moscow region. Includes photographs: Counter attack at Kasserine, New Navy planes, Enemy hospital ship. Back: Gas. 5 gases are illustrated and described; Lewisite, mustard, tear gas, phosgene and clorpicrin.
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Newsmap. Monday, May 25, 1942 : week of May 15 to May 22

Newsmap. Monday, May 25, 1942 : week of May 15 to May 22

Date: May 25, 1942
Creator: [United States]. Army Orientation Course
Description: Front : Text describes action on various war fronts: Axis hunts Shangri La -- Shadow on Australia -- New threat to China -- Gandhi still passive -- More Yanks in Ireland -- U.S. gets Panama bases -- Spain would trade -- Island volcano erupts -- Axis people grumble -- Axis battles Chetniks -- Air travel curtailed -- Prinz Eugen torpedoes -- Attack on Kharkov -- Vichy downs RAF planes -- Africa drive hinted -- Malta counts bombings. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Inset maps show the Burma Road and a map of a portion of Europe overlaying a map of the United States. U.S. cities are shown in italics, European cities in capitals. Includes photographs: Doolittle did much -- North American B-25 -- Gandhi opposes [scorched earth policy] -- School of 'tin fish' ready for their deadly work -- Shell casings stacked in Moscow factory -- Rommel might move -- Catalinas from America keep an eye on the Mediterranean -- RAF salvages wrecked planes from desert. Includes 1 cartoon. Back: Know Your Enemies: the Nazi Army. Includes photographs: Supporting Fire, Howitzer in Action, Moving Up, Mountain Troops, Tank Destroyer, Anti-Aircraft Alert, ...
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Newsmap. Monday, April 5, 1943 : week of March 26 to April 2, 186th week of the war, 68th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. Monday, April 5, 1943 : week of March 26 to April 2, 186th week of the war, 68th week of U.S. participation

Date: April 5, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Tunisia, Russia, Southwest Pacific, Air offensive, Aleutians. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Inset map shows Tunisia. Includes photographs: troops receiving daily news summaries, bombers in flight, M-10 tank destroyers, and a German Mark VI. Back: British Aircraft. 19 aircraft are identified by sketch or photograph. Text provides description of each.
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Newsmap. Monday, April 12, 1943 : week of April 2 to April 9, 187th week of the war, 69th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. Monday, April 12, 1943 : week of April 2 to April 9, 187th week of the war, 69th week of U.S. participation

Date: April 12, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Russia, Solomons, New Guinea, Aleutians, Bolivia, Tunisia, Air offensive. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Inset maps show Sicily and Tunis. Includes photographs: Malaria control, Super block-buster [8,000 lb. aerial bomb], Change of ownership [captured Mercedes Benz troop-carrier], Bren-gun carriers support British Grenadiers in Kasserine Pass, Italian troops in the African war zone. Back: The Marine Corps. A unified fighting force. Graphic image shows helmeted Marine soldiers with rifles attacking a tropical island with ships and transport boats in background, as well as various photos of parachutes, bombardments, etc.
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Newsmap. Monday, April 19, 1943 : week of April 9 to April 16, 188th week of the war, 70th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. Monday, April 19, 1943 : week of April 9 to April 16, 188th week of the war, 70th week of U.S. participation

Date: April 19, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Tunisia -- Southwest Pacific -- Russia -- Mediterranean. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Inset maps show Allied drive in Tunisia -- Japanese controlled areas throughout the Southwest Pacific. Includes photographs: Helping Rommel's run [puppy stationed atop a Vickers machine gun] -- So he can fight (Staff Sergt. Hollers clerks at the San Angelo AAF Bombardier School in Texas) -- Blimp training. Back: Tunisia, map with inset showing location of Tunisia in the Mediterranean area.
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Newsmap. Monday, June 1, 1942 : week of May 22 to May 29

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

Date: June 1, 1942
Creator: [United States]. Army Orientation Course
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 ...
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Newsmap. Monday, June 8, 1942 : week of May 29 to June 5

Newsmap. Monday, June 8, 1942 : week of May 29 to June 5

Date: June 8, 1942
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Cologne and Essen flattened -- Tiny subs find Sydney ready -- the Japanese "save face" -- Army of 4 1/2 million for '42 -- Mexico welcomed into war -- Rommel's forces turned -- Hitler's hangman dies -- Poison gas used in China -- Armies shift in Russia. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Inset maps show Libyan battle, Dutch Harbor, Axis drives and British attacks at Libyan; Unalaska Is.; Unalaska Bay. Includes photographs: Producing the big seacoast rifles; Red gound defense on the Russian front; Nazis' Focke-Wulf 190 fighter; Yanks saw a motor show put on by Aussies; 4-motored Stirling bombers used over Cologne. Back: Enemy Tanks Are Vulnerable. Includes 10 photographs with descriptive text below each.
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Newsmap. Monday, June 15, 1942 : week of June 5 to June 12

Newsmap. Monday, June 15, 1942 : week of June 5 to June 12

Date: June 15, 1942
Creator: [United States]. Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Midway, China, India, Libya, RAF, Australia, Madagascar, East Indies, Russia; The second front: Allies, production. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Inset maps show Russian Front; Midway Islands; Battle of Libya. Includes 15 photographs. Back: Color illustration of a German Gruppe. Text and drawings detailing the organization, uniforms, insignia and weapons of the basic German army unit.
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Newsmap. Monday, June 22, 1942 : week of June 12 to June 19

Newsmap. Monday, June 22, 1942 : week of June 12 to June 19

Date: June 22, 1942
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Includes inset maps: Strategic distances in the North Pacific ; Attu Island ; the Rat Island group ; Jap drives [in China]. Photographs: Jungle fighting; Battle of Carriers; Planes that hit the enemy; Swimming through flames; Tomahawk takes it. Back: "These are some of the weapons which checked Hitler's armies." Includes photographs: Moving in column to the attack -- Armored train alert -- Light armored cars -- Anti-aircraft alarm -- Ready to fire -- Formation to the front -- Anti-aircraft machine gun -- Woods used for cover -- Mortar ready to fire -- Amphibian tanks on land... -- Horse-drawn anti-tank gun -- ... and on the sea.
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Newsmap. Monday, April 26, 1943 : week of April 16 to April 23 : 189th week of the war, 71st week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. Monday, April 26, 1943 : week of April 16 to April 23 : 189th week of the war, 71st week of U.S. participation

Date: April 26, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Text describes action on various war fronts: Tunisia, Raid on Japan, Southwest Pacific, Italy, Air offensive, Russia, Aleutians. Large world map is keyed to text. Shows United Nations countries, Axis and Axis occupied areas, countries with Axis relations broken, and neutral countries. Inset maps show Italy, Sardinia, and northern Tunisia; Axis held areas in Tunisia; Nazi held areas around the Sea of Azov. Back: Fox Holes: Dig!..Or Die! Photographs and illustrations describing proper fox hole preparation and use.
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Newsmap. Monday, June 28, 1943 : week of June 17 to June 24, 198th week of the war, 80th week of U.S. participation.

Newsmap. Monday, June 28, 1943 : week of June 17 to June 24, 198th week of the war, 80th week of U.S. participation.

Date: June 28, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Western Europe, Italy, Russia, Solomons, New Guinea, Gilbert Islands. Maps: Sicily, Solomon Islands, [Western Europe]. Photographs: The ships are getting over; Going ashore "down under"; [The "before and after" of a raid at Leghorn, Italy.] Back: Text and photographs highlight the uses of gliders in wartime.
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