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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. Monday, May 3, 1943 : week of April 23 to April 30, 190th week of the war, 72nd week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. Monday, May 3, 1943 : week of April 23 to April 30, 190th week of the war, 72nd week of U.S. participation

Date: May 3, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Tunisia, Command, Air offensive, Russia, Southwest Pacific, Aleutians. Large world map shows the United Nations, Axis and Axis occupied areas, countries with Axis relations broken, and neutral countries. Inset maps show military activities across the globe during the week; Battle of Tunisia. Photographs: American infantrymen advance towards Gabes; Army's M-12 155mm gun; Bristol Beaufighters enroute to Wau. Back:Don't [help the enemy by making military information easy to get].
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Newsmap. Monday, September 6, 1943 : week of August 26 to September 2, 208th week of the war, 90th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. Monday, September 6, 1943 : week of August 26 to September 2, 208th week of the war, 90th week of U.S. participation

Date: September 6, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Germany, Russia, Italy, Denmark, Sweden, New Georgia, New Guinea, Marcus Island. Maps show air offensive in western Europe, New Georgia Is., Russian front. Includes photographs: Army Air Forces report on Warnemunde; Tough customer [Gourmiers, Berber fighting men]; The first wave [Yanks at Rendova I.]. Back: Typical German infantry division. Illustration of a division with descriptive text keyed to the illustration. Regiments described including size, officers and enlisted men, types and numbers of weapons.
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Newsmap. Monday, September 13, 1943 : week of September 2 to September 9, 209th week of the war, 91st week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. Monday, September 13, 1943 : week of September 2 to September 9, 209th week of the war, 91st week of U.S. participation

Date: September 13, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Italy, Yugoslavia, Air offensive, Southwest Pacific, Russia. Maps show military activities in Eurasia and New Guinea near Salamaua with boxed text highlighting action. Photograph: A story of blood [American soldier receives a transfusion while lying on the street in Santa Agata, Sicily while townspeople look on]. Back: Something money can't buy - United States Army tradition! Illustration shows service ribbons of service medals. Text describes the purpose and conditions of award of service medals.
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Newsmap. Monday, September 20, 1943 : week of September 9 to September 16, 210th week of the war, 92nd week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. Monday, September 20, 1943 : week of September 9 to September 16, 210th week of the war, 92nd week of U.S. participation

Date: September 20, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Italy, Italian fleet, Mussolini, Russia, Rhodes, New Guinea, Paramushiro. Inset maps of Eastern Europe from France to Turkey and of Papua, Northeast New Guinea and New Britain. Includes photographs and captions "released by the Nazis and received in the United States through neutral Portugal and Sweden." Back: Battleground in Italy. Map of Italy with inset map of the countries surrounding Italy.
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Newsmap. Monday, September 27, 1943 : week of September 16 to September 23, 211th week of the war, 93rd week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. Monday, September 27, 1943 : week of September 16 to September 23, 211th week of the war, 93rd week of U.S. participation

Date: September 27, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Italy, Sardinia and Corsica, Russia, Southwest pacific, Dodecanese Is., Gilbert Is., Yugoslavia. Maps show Russian front; European fronts; Jap-controlled territory in Southwest Pacific. Inset map shows battle line of Russian front on July 5th. Includes 7 photographs of war action. Back: Progress of the War : Report from the Chief of Staff to the Secretary of War : 1 July 1941 to 30 June 1943. Extensive text with 2 maps: Deployment of American troops; Time and space chart: air and water logistics.
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Newsmap. Monday, October 4, 1943 : week of September 23 to September 30, 212th week of the war, 94th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. Monday, October 4, 1943 : week of September 23 to September 30, 212th week of the war, 94th week of U.S. participation

Date: October 4, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Italy, Corsica, Russia, New Georgia, Gilbert Is., Ellice Is., New Guinea, Western Europe. Maps show Northeast New Guinea; central Italy; Italy, Yugoslavia, Sardinia, Sicily, Tunisia. All maps show Nazi or Japanese occupied areas. Includes photographs: Naples, On the beach at Salerno, Smoke screen over Palermo, Ship with a mouth. Back: A mournful melody, or, a dud dood it again : and watch out for booby traps! 8 cartoon panels graphically describe the dangers of unexploded projectiles.
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Newsmap. Monday, October 11, 1943 : week of September 30 to October 7, 213th week of the war, 95th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. Monday, October 11, 1943 : week of September 30 to October 7, 213th week of the war, 95th week of U.S. participation

Date: October 11, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Aegean Sea, Italy, Corsica, Russia, Norway, Southwest Pacific, Air offensive. Maps show Greece and Turkey, Eastern front, Central Italy. Includes photographs: Soldier killed by booby-trap, "Battleship X" is the USS South Dakota, Brenner Pass, Resting American soldiers following a battle in Munda. Back: Typical German infantry regiment. Illustration shows regiment. Text gives detailed description of Regimental Headquarters Company, Battalion Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, Battalions, Infantry and Motorized Companies.
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Newsmap. Monday, October 18, 1943 : week of October 7 to October 14, 214th week of the war, 96th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. Monday, October 18, 1943 : week of October 7 to October 14, 214th week of the war, 96th week of U.S. participation

Date: October 18, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Russia, Central Italy, Italy, Azores, Air offensive, Norway, Southwest Pacific, Wake. Large world map shows United Nations, Axis and Axis occupied areas, countries with Axis relations broken, and neutral countries. Includes inset maps: Eastern Europe, Roads to Rome, the globe, Scene of combined operations in the southwest Pacific. Photographs: Burma bombing campaign, Modern road to Rome, Wake Island, Tailgunner Sergt. Harris Goldberg of Brookline, Mass. Back: Photographic view of the world with the center at Tokyo, Japan. Includes instructions for using a detachable scale that, when centered on Tokyo, measures distances along any line running through Tokyo.
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Newsmap. Monday, October 25, 1943 : week of October 14 to October 21, 215th week of the war, 97th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. Monday, October 25, 1943 : week of October 14 to October 21, 215th week of the war, 97th week of U.S. participation

Date: October 25, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Russia, Italy, Schweinfurt, Southwest Pacific, Burma, North Pacific, U.S. subs. Inset maps: Bridgeheads across the Dnepr River, [Pacific Ocean off coast of New Guinea], [Areas in Southern Europe providing targets for bomber forces], Operations begin in Burma. Photographs: Nazis use Soviet equipment and men in battle for Italy, Soviet soldier and RAF officer, Lieut. Col. Chesley G. Peterson, Salt Lake City, Fuel pipe lines, Fifth Army engineers, In the Naga Hills of northern Burma. Back: Photographic view of the world with the center at Berlin, Germany. Includes instructions for using a detachable scale that, when centered on Berlin, measures distances along any line running through Berlin.
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Newsmap. Monday, November 1, 1943 : week of October  21 to October 28, 216th week of the war, 98th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. Monday, November 1, 1943 : week of October 21 to October 28, 216th week of the war, 98th week of U.S. participation

Date: November 1, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Text describes action on various war fronts: "Jinx," Russia, Italy, Air Offensive, Aegean Sea, Southwest Pacific, Burma, Tarawa. Maps: Breakthrough above the Crimea -- Setting the range for Rabaul Photographs: "Jinx" [the six-man crew and their tank destroyer "Jinx" on the Italian front]; [Nazis in the Soviet Union] ; Paratroops at Lae, New Guinea. Back: Map of Northern Italy.
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Newsmap. Monday, November 8, 1943 : week of October  28 to November 4, 217th week of the war, 99th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. Monday, November 8, 1943 : week of October 28 to November 4, 217th week of the war, 99th week of U.S. participation

Date: November 8, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Text describes action on various war fronts: Russia, Italy, Air offensive, Southwest Pacific, Burma. Large map illustrates globe view of the Atlantic Ocean from Greenland to Turkey. Inset maps: Bougainville : last stop in the Solomons, The Crimea is cut off. Photographs: Crossing the Volturno -- Navy's new Hellcat fighter plane brings down a Japanese fighter plane nicknamed "Emily" near the Gilbert Islands. Back: This is Ann ... she drinks blood [The text, map, and illustrations describe the Anopheles mosquito and the global extent of malaria].
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Newsmap. Monday, May 10, 1943 : week of April 30 to May 7, 191st week of the war, 73rd week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. Monday, May 10, 1943 : week of April 30 to May 7, 191st week of the war, 73rd week of U.S. participation

Date: May 10, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Tunisia, Command, Russia, Southwest Pacific, China, Air offensive. Special illustrated section describes clearing mine fields in Tunisia. Large world map is keyed to text and shows United Nations, Axis and Axis occupied areas, countries with Axis relations broken, and neutral countries. Inset maps: Tunisia. Photographs: Planes wait to be ferried by barge to land; Convoy of Allied ships steam toward an Arctic port; Army trucks yield to aircraft along a road in Tunisia. Back: Text entitled "You may be eligible for the Army Specialized Training Program" describes the minimum requirements for the Army training program.
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Newsmap. Monday, November 15, 1943 : week of November 4 to November 11, 218th week of the war, 100th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. Monday, November 15, 1943 : week of November 4 to November 11, 218th week of the war, 100th week of U.S. participation

Date: November 15, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Text describes action on various war fronts: Russia, Italy, Air offensive, Southwest Pacific, China-Burma, Submarines, Greenland. Maps: Eastern Front, Advance toward Rome, Southwest Pacific. Photographs: Moving into Lae, New Guinea; Jap bases in the South and Southwest Pacific; Rocket glider used against Allied ships during the invasion of Italy; Germans trying to hold up the advance of the Allied Fifth Army on the Naples-Benevento Road fastened these aerial bombs to notched trees; Italian bombs unloaded from a rail car at an airfield captured in Italy. Back: U.S. Army ribbons representing decorations and awards. Includes a large color illustration of the Medal of Honor.
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Newsmap. Monday, November 22, 1943 : week of November 11 to November 18, 219th week of the war, 101st week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. Monday, November 22, 1943 : week of November 11 to November 18, 219th week of the war, 101st week of U.S. participation

Date: November 22, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Text describes action on various war fronts: Eastern front, Air offensive, Italy, Aegean Sea, Southwest Pacific, Losses. Maps: Battle area on the Eastern front, map showing main railways and international boundaries in Europe, Turkey and northern Tunisia. Photographs: Capt. Herman Bottcher of San Francisco receives the Distinguished Service Cross from Maj. Gen. W. H. Gill; British Eighth Army Tommy sets up quarters in an empty wine barrel with a pillow and bedspread near the Termoli front in Italy; Three Yanks look over a 32 cm. incendiary rocket captured in Sicily; Correction printed under photo appearing in the previous Newsmap shows rocket is an experimental model tested several years before; Army B-25 swings in low over a burning Japanese ship on Nov. 2 attack in Rabaul; Japanese machine gun emplacement on the Kula Gulf side of Kolombangara Island; Grumman Avengers and Hellcats line up on the improved Munda airstrip. Back: The world a polar projection, with modified extensions interrupted for southern Hemisphere: "This world map is designed to show the relative positions of land areas for air connections to the principal theaters of operations."
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Newsmap. Monday, November 29, 1943 : week of November 18 to November 25, 220th week of the war, 102nd week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. Monday, November 29, 1943 : week of November 18 to November 25, 220th week of the war, 102nd week of U.S. participation

Date: November 29, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Text describes action on various war fronts: USSR; New Guinea; Gilbert and Marshall Islands; Bougainville; Air Offensive; Italy. Maps: Berlin; Global map. Inset map: Areas under Jap Control. Photograph: An American Army Signal Corps telephone lineman repairs a line in Capriatti. Back : Surprise... a powerful weapon. Photographic sequence of a hatchet attack on a Nazi soldier illustrates text urging whole-hearted cooperation of all to guard military information.
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Newsmap. Monday, December 6, 1943 : week of November 25 to December 2, 221st week of the war, 103rd week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. Monday, December 6, 1943 : week of November 25 to December 2, 221st week of the war, 103rd week of U.S. participation

Date: December 6, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Text describes action on various war fronts: Italy, USSR, Germany, Central Pacific, Southwest Pacific, China, Plans. Inset maps: central Italy, northeast New Guinea, Action areas in central and southwest Pacific, Truk Is., Nauru, Wotje, Jaluit, Makin, Tarawa. Photographs: Australian Air Force Beaufighter, Sgt. Ben Kuroki of Hershey, Nebraska, Captured Soviet equipment, Rescued blindfolded Nazi. German built road in Isernia. Back: Text and 11 illustrations highlight the 11 general orders that must be known by sentinels.
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Newsmap. Monday, December 13, 1943 : week of December 2 to December 9, 222nd week of the war, 104th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. Monday, December 13, 1943 : week of December 2 to December 9, 222nd week of the war, 104th week of U.S. participation

Date: December 13, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Italy, U.S.S.R., air offensive, Marshal Is[lands], southwest Pacific, [Teheran] conference. Map shows Nazi-dominated areas of Europe. Photographs: Marshal Stalin, President Roosevelt, and Prime Minister Churchill at Teheran conference (4 photographs); The Air Offensive - 8th Air Force bombes en route - Target Bremen. Back: A sign of comradeship... Includes illustration and "Li'l Abner" cartoons.
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Newsmap. Monday, December 20, 1943 : week of December 9 to December 16, 223rd week of the war, 105th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. Monday, December 20, 1943 : week of December 9 to December 16, 223rd week of the war, 105th week of U.S. participation

Date: December 20, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Southwest Pacific, Central Pacific, China, USSR, Italy, Air offensive, Submarines. Inset maps: Southeast Europe, Central China battle area. Photographs: U.S. Army engineers replace a bridge in Italy, Antiaircraft fire from a U.S. carrier, Brazilian ground and air troops, Turkish officials, "Rome or Death." Back: Text and photographs illustrate the battle for the Gilbert Islands.
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Newsmap. Monday, December 27, 1943 : week of December 16 to December 22, 224th week of the war, 106th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. Monday, December 27, 1943 : week of December 16 to December 22, 224th week of the war, 106th week of U.S. participation

Date: December 27, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: USSR, Southwest Pacific, Italy, Air offensive, Yugoslavia. Maps: Eastern front; Netherlands Indies; Southwest New Britain. Photographs: French troops of 2nd Moroccan Division fight in Italy; Half-track loaded with Frenchmen crosses the Volturno; French First Armored Division during maneuvers; B-25 Mitchell bomber; 75mm shell for the cannon on the Mitchell bomber; Japanese destroyer after being hit by shells from the Mitchell bomber; Gen. Bernard Montgomery commander of the British Eighth Army explains battle strategy to Soviet generals: Maj. Gen. Vasiliev and Maj. Gen. Solodvnik. Back: Map showing Japanese controlled areas. Inset maps illustrate Japanese territorial acquisitions over time. Includes "Text of the general statement issued after the Cairo conference attended by President Roosevelt, Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek and Prime Minister Churchill, together with their respective military and diplomatic advisers."
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Newsmap. Monday, January 3, 1944 : week of December 22 to December 29, 1943, 225th week of the war, 107th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. Monday, January 3, 1944 : week of December 22 to December 29, 1943, 225th week of the war, 107th week of U.S. participation

Date: January 3, 1944
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: New Britain, Air offensive, USSR, Italy, Scharnhorst, Command. Maps: Central Italy showing rivers and roads, Distance from London to the coast of France near Boulogne, Coastline of northern Scandinavia. Photographs: American 155mm gun fires on German positions at Mignano; American soldiers temporarily reside in holes on Venafro Ridge; Equipment retreating Germans used to tear up railroad tracks; Allied troops clear the torn up tracks to use the road bed as a highway; An LST lands at Mono Island. Back: Color map of northeast New Guinea/New Britain.
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Newsmap. Monday, January 10, 1944 : week of December 29, 1943 to January 5, 1944, 226th week of the war, 108th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. Monday, January 10, 1944 : week of December 29, 1943 to January 5, 1944, 226th week of the war, 108th week of U.S. participation

Date: January 10, 1944
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: U.S.S.R., Southwest Pacific, Italy, Air offensive Maps: Central Italy, Rumania/Poland, New Britain Island./ Inset maps: Cassino region; Chieti region. Photographs: Delivering supplies to troops in Central Italy, Gen. Eisenhower with Sir Charles Poetal and Sir Arthur Tedder after the Tehran conference, Gen. Sir Bernard L. Montgomery, and Gen. Sir Alan Brooke inspect Nazi prisoners on the Italian front in New Zealand; Germans prepare to evacuate the Crimea, Landing craft are protected by B-25 medium bombers at Arawe. Back: Illustration and photographs show the many ways Army nurses serve.
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