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

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  • Main Title Newsmap. Monday, October 26, 1942 : week of October 16 to October 23
  • Series Title Newsmap ; v. 1, no. 27
  • Added Title Foxholes Are Life Savers


  • Distributor: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
    Creator Type: Organization


  • Name: [United States.] Army Orientation Course.
    Place of Publication: [Washington D.C.]


  • Creation: 1942-10-26
  • Digitized: 2006-07-21


  • English


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


  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: War posters, American.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Maps.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: World War, 1939-1945 -- Trench warfare -- Pictorial works.
  • Keyword: U.S.S.R.
  • Keyword: Soviet Union
  • Keyword: Yugoslavia
  • Keyword: Western Europe
  • Keyword: Mediterranean
  • Keyword: Stalingrad

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Place Name: United States
  • Start Date: 1942-10-16
  • End Date: 1942-10-23
  • Place Name: Africa
  • Place Name: Australia/Oceania
  • Place Name: Central America and Caribbean
  • Place Name: Central Asia
  • Place Name: East & Southeast Asia
  • Place Name: Europe
  • Place Name: Middle East
  • Place Name: North America
  • Place Name: South America
  • Place Name: South Asia
  • Place Name: Solomon Islands
  • Place Name: Solomon Islands - Guadalcanal Province - Guadalcanal Island
  • Place Name: New Guinea Island
  • Place Name: United States - Alaska - Aleutians West National Division - Aleutian Islands Island Group
  • Place Name: Russia
  • Place Name: England
  • Place Name: Germany
  • Place Name: Serbia and Montenegro
  • Place Name: Russia - Rossiya Republic - Volgograd Oblast - Volgograd


  • Name: World War Two Collection
    Code: WWII
  • Name: World War Two Newsmaps
    Code: NMAP


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Poster


  • Image


  • OCLC: 62470819
  • Government Documents No.: W 109.107:1/27
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1005


  • Display Note: Southern Methodist University's Central University Libraries graciously loaned their copy of this Newsmap for digital imaging. "Volume 1, No. 27." "Prepared from public sources of information." "U.S. Government Printing Office : 1942 - 469049" "Drawings by staff artist of YANK. Photos from U.S. Army Signal Corps" Listed in 1942 Monthly Catalog, p. 1471.
  • Digital Preservation: creationAppName: Adobe Photoshop creationAppVersion: 7 creationHardware: BetterLight Super8K