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

One of 214 posters in the series: Newsmap available on this site.

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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.

Physical Description

3 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; sheet 89 x 120 cm. : scales vary ; Means modified Van der Grinten projection.

Creation Information

[United States.] Army Orientation Course November 2, 1942.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap. Monday, November 2, 1942 : week of October 23 to October 30
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 1, no. 28
  • Added Title: There Is No All-Purpose Plane

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.

Physical Description

3 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; sheet 89 x 120 cm. : scales vary ; Means modified Van der Grinten projection.

Notes

Southern Methodist University's Central University Libraries graciously loaned their copy of this Newsmap for digital imaging.
"Volume 1, No. 28."
"Prepared from public sources of information."
Listed in 1942 Monthly Catalog, p. 1471.

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World War Two Collection

These materials focus on WWII and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials created during the time period, materials may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

World War Two Newsmaps

The Newsmaps were published by the U.S. War Department during World War II. They usually feature maps displaying the theaters of conflict, and often include narrative descriptions of war-related events. Some feature photographic essays or poster-like designs on themes such as enemy insignias, demobilization, and farm loans.

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Creation Date

  • November 2, 1942

Start & End Dates

  • October 23, 1942 - October 30, 1942

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 3:09 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 20, 2017, 2:31 p.m.

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[United States.] Army Orientation Course. Newsmap. Monday, November 2, 1942 : week of October 23 to October 30, poster, November 2, 1942; [Washington, D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1004/: accessed July 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.