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 Collection: World War Two Newsmaps
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, 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, July 20, 1942 : week of July 10 to July 17

Newsmap. Monday, July 20, 1942 : week of July 10 to July 17

Date: July 20, 1942
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Russia, North Africa, Vichy fleet, Atlantic, Madagascar, Jugoslavia, Burma, China. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Includes inset maps: Battle of Midway, Battleground in North Africa, Russian Front. Photographs: U.S. carrier is hit; Somewhere in Australia; Night bloom; Desert daybreak; Taken from Rommel; All-Chinese gun crew; Seagoing tractor on test; Ride through hell. Back: Text and illustrations promote the WEFT (Wing, Engine, Fuselage, Tail) method of aircraft recognition.
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Newsmap. Monday, September 21, 1942 : week of September 11 to September 18

Newsmap. Monday, September 21, 1942 : week of September 11 to September 18

Date: September 21, 1942
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Russia, Madagascar, Solomon Islands, New Guinea, Aleutians, Far Eastern waters, Midway, China, West Coast, Western Europe, Mediterranean. Large map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Inset maps show: Madagascar; Russian front (southern sectors), Madagascar in Africa Includes photographs: Night falls in North Africa; Stinger [twin machine-gun]; It was "impossible" [Capt. Edward Ellsberg's sub salvage work]; Blimps hunt subs. Back: Somewhere in Alaska. 13 photographs are captioned. Text headlined: Alaska's Defenders Go Underground. Includes map labeled: Still Our Northern Frontier.
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Newsmap. Monday, November 16, 1942 : week of November 6 to November 13

Newsmap. Monday, November 16, 1942 : week of November 6 to November 13

Date: November 16, 1942
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: North Africa, Libya, Southern Europe, New Guinea, Solomons, Russia, Aleutians, Far East waters, Madagascar. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Smaller map (3 insets): Invasion of Africa. Photographs: Practice led to invasion -- Tanks land for beach operation -- German planes caught by long-range fighters -- Captured Nazi officers perch on hood of British jeep. Back: Why we fight! Also includes photographs.
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Newsmap. Monday, October 5, 1942 : week of September 25 to October 2

Newsmap. Monday, October 5, 1942 : week of September 25 to October 2

Date: October 5, 1942
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Russia, New Guinea, Solomons, Aleutians, China, Madagascar, Shipping, Mediterranean. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Inset maps show South Russia, New Guinea, Target in Europe with inset of Industrial areas bombed in the Ruhr Valley. Includes photographs: WAFS report for duty, Armored "super jeep", South of Bengazi, Tank landing, "Guiding plane back home to roost". Back: Training (Action! -- Solomons -- Landing operations -- Europe). 21 photographs accompanied by descriptive and explanatory text.
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Newsmap. Monday, July 6, 1942 : week of June 26 to July 2

Newsmap. Monday, July 6, 1942 : week of June 26 to July 2

Date: July 6, 1942
Creator: [United States]. Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts including Midway, Western Europe, Russia, Egypt, Southwest Pacific, Mediterranean, China, and Jugoslavia. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Includes two inset maps: "Rommel drives east for Suez"; Nazi-Russian battles near Kursk. Photographs: Saboteurs' weapons, Port of embarkation, Allied leaders in the Middle East [Major Gen. Russell L. Maxwell, General Sir Claude Auchinleck], Armoured observation car, U.S. Army troops in shadow of the pyramids; British mechanized unit salvages a disabled tank; Blocking Nazi tanks;"Production hits its stride". Back: Poster features photographs of British weapons.
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Newsmap. Monday, June 29, 1942 : week of June 19 to June 26

Newsmap. Monday, June 29, 1942 : week of June 19 to June 26

Date: June 29, 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: The siege of Sevastopol ; Theater of operations in the Aleutians. Photographs: Battle along the Atlantic; Damaged Japanese cruiser following Battle of Midway; Loading supplies; Moving on Moulmein; Russian Front; Trying Aussie favorite; West Coast patrol; Raising damaged Japanese midget sub. Back: Text describes the principal combat ships in fleets around the world. Includes photos of battleship, aircraft carrier, cruiser, submarine, destroyer, torpedo boat, minesweeper, and net tender.
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Newsmap. Monday, November 23, 1942 : week of November 13 to November 20

Newsmap. Monday, November 23, 1942 : week of November 13 to November 20

Date: November 23, 1942
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Mediterranean, Tunisia, Libya, Lake Chad, Italy, Solomons, New Guinea, Russia. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Inset maps: the Advance on Buna; North Africa. Photographs: New Guinea; Welcome to North Africa; Scene in Libya; North Africa: the march westward Back: Life saver #2 : winning friends - helping people. Text and photographs highlight the importance of training soldiers to interact successfully with local cultures.
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Newsmap. Monday, October 26, 1942 : week of October 16 to October 23

Newsmap. Monday, October 26, 1942 : week of October 16 to October 23

Date: October 26, 1942
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Solomons -- New Guinea -- Aleutians -- Russia -- Shipping -- Mediterranean -- Yugoslavia -- Western Europe. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Inset maps show Southwest Pacific -- Stalingrad. Includes photographs: Airport on Guadalcanal Island -- Somewhere in India [field artillery pieces and Gen. Stillwell's troops wearing German-type coal scuttle helmet] -- Supplies for Russia [Arctic convoy attacked by enemy torpedo planes and U boats] -- Freight cars with wings. Back: Foxholes are Lifesavers. 9 photographs show details of foxhole construction. Text describes advantages and proper use of foxholes in combat.
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Newsmap. Monday, November 2, 1942 : week of October 23 to October 30

Newsmap. Monday, November 2, 1942 : week of October 23 to October 30

Date: November 2, 1942
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text desribes action on various war fronts: Solomons, Central and South Pacific; North Africa; Italy; Russia; Burma and India; China; Aleutians. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Inset maps show North Africa; The Caucasus. Includes 10 photographs. Back: There is no all-purpose plane. 20 photographs show Heavy Bombers -- Medium and light bombers -- Fighters -- Torpedo bombers -- Transports -- Naval patrol planes. Text accompanies the photographs.
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Newsmap. Monday, October 12, 1942 : week of October 2 to October 9

Newsmap. Monday, October 12, 1942 : week of October 2 to October 9

Date: October 12, 1942
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Aleutians, New Guinea, Solomons, Far eastern waters, Russia, Mediterranean, Western Europe. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Inset maps show Aleutian Islands; Southwest Pacific. Includes photographs: Nazi medium artillery field pieces, Long range patrol, Canadian paratroopers graduate, "Paratroopers train for action". Back: Convoy. 15 photographs with text describe a typical journey of a convoy of troops across an ocean.
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Newsmap. Monday, November 9, 1942 : week of October 30 to November 6

Newsmap. Monday, November 9, 1942 : week of October 30 to November 6

Date: November 9, 1942
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: North Africa -- New Guinea -- Solomons -- Madagascar -- Russia -- Southeast Asia -- Far Eastern waters. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Includes inset maps: North Africa -- Southwest Pacific. Photographs: Mud, mud, mud! -- Up in the world [Indian soldier sitting atop a Jack Ladder] -- Somewhere in Australia [supply freighter hits reef breaking it in two] -- Own weapons turned on Japanese. Back: The text entitled "Uncle Sam's desert training corps" describes the training center in Southern California. Includes photographs: Desert destroyers -- Desert Rats: new style.
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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 19, 1942 : week of October 9 to October 16

Newsmap. Monday, October 19, 1942 : week of October 9 to October 16

Date: October 19, 1942
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various fronts: Solomons, New Hebrides, New Guinea, Aleutians, Far Eastern waters, Russia, Mediterranean, Western Europe. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Inset maps show Guadalcanal Island, Tulagi; Russian front. Includes photographs: Alaska road in use by December (construction of the Alaska Defense Highway); Zero fighter; in the Solomons; German mobile gun; Insect protection. Back: Airborne Command. 12 photographs with descriptive text and explanation of the role of airborne troops.
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Newsmap. Monday, December 28, 1942 : week of December  18 to December 25

Newsmap. Monday, December 28, 1942 : week of December 18 to December 25

Date: December 28, 1942
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: New Guinea -- Burma -- Solomons -- East Indies -- Tunisia -- Libya -- Russia -- Aleutians -- Pacific. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Inset maps show roads and railways in Burma -- Tunisia, [Libya, and Algeria throughout the Mediterranean Sea and Italy]. Includes photographs: Tin Fish Launched [bomber] -- Mosquito Bomber -- Ready for Trouble [U.S. Warship loaded with ammunition] -- [trenches] -- [Moving an army] -- [Lockheed] -- Assault Gun [mounted on Mark III] Back: For Yanks Dreaming of A White Christmas. Text and photographs highlight the tasks in winter operations.
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Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Code for the Conquered

Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Code for the Conquered

Date: October 8, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes principal points which disestablish the Reich and eliminate its war-making powers Photograph: A group of men in uniform and in street dress stand in the foreground appearing to read the code for the conquered. Back: Illustration of a serviceman in a hand-held test tube is accompanied by text giving points about identifying and preparing to pick a civilian job after discharge from the service.
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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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Newsmap for the Armed Forces : New Discharge Scores

Newsmap for the Armed Forces : New Discharge Scores

Date: October 1, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: New discharge scores are given for enlisted men, WACS, and officers. Also includes excerpts from a transcript of General Marshall's extemporaneous remarks on demobilization during an appearance before Members of Congress on 20 September [1945]. Photographs: General of the Army Marshall and General Handy confer at their recent meeting with Senate and House members, [soldiers and civilians]. Back: The text gives important facts about service life insurance.
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Newsmap. Monday, December 7, 1942 : week of November 27 to December 4

Newsmap. Monday, December 7, 1942 : week of November 27 to December 4

Date: December 7, 1942
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Tunisia, Supply, Libya, Toulon, Russia, New Guinea, Solomons, Aleutians. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Includes inset maps: Tunisia -- Russian Front. Back: Maps and texts highlight the battleground of North Africa. Photographs: Crash landing -- Target sighted, mission completed -- Stalingrad strikes back.
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Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Yanks land on Japan

Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Yanks land on Japan

Date: September 3, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes American occupation of Japan beginning 28 August, 1945 and is keyed to map. Map shows eastern central coast of Japan. Inset shows map of Japan. Back: Armed forces radio. Text describes stations and programs. World maps shows locations of AFRS stations, AFRS hospital systems in the U.S., commercial and government stations airing AFRS programs.
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Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Demobilization Program.

Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Demobilization Program.

Date: September 24, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Maps: Silhouette maps of Japan and Korea, U.S., and Germany and Austria help illustrate the distribution of men in the Army as of 1 July 1946. Back: Text and color illustrations show various shoulder insignia of United States Army combat divisions with a partial list of their combat locations (World War II).
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Newsmap for the Armed Forces

Newsmap for the Armed Forces

Date: September 17, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Maps: Major bases proposed for postwar U.S. Navy; Japan: American troops invest the enemy homeland. Photograph: First U.S. Occupation Forces March Down Tokyo Street. Back: Comparison chart of non-commissioned grades and ratings of the armed forces (Army, Navy and Coast Guard, Marine Corps).
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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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