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

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Title

  • Main Title Newsmap. Monday, September 28, 1942 : week of September 18 to September 25
  • Series Title Newsmap ; v. 1, no. 23
  • Added Title Jungle Warfare

Creator

  • Distributor: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
    Creator Type: Organization
    Creator Info: Prepared and Distributed by Army Orientation Course, Special Service Division, Services of Supply.

Publisher

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

Date

  • Creation: 1942-09-28
  • Digitized: 2006-07-21

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: North Africa, Russia, Madagascar, Solomons, New Guinea, China, Burma, Western Europe. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Inset maps show the drive on Port Moresby, East China, South Russia. Includes photographs: "Jap midget starts new mission", Testing M4 tanks, Japanese target [Port Moresby air field], Russian front-- Kuban sector, Victory fleet. Back: Jungle Warfare. 18 photographs showing scenes of jungle warfare accompanied by text describing the challenges faced by soldiers in that environment.
  • Physical Description: 4 maps on 1 sheet : some col. ; sheet, 90 x 120 cm. ; scales vary ; Means modified Van der Grinten projection.

Subject

  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: War posters, American.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Maps.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Jungle warfare -- Posters.
  • Keyword: North Africa
  • Keyword: U.S.S.R.
  • Keyword: Soviet Union
  • Keyword: Burma
  • Keyword: Western Europe

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: Solomon Islands - Guadalcanal Province - Guadalcanal Island
  • Start Date: 1942-09-18
  • End Date: 1942-09-25
  • 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: Russia
  • Place Name: Madagascar
  • Place Name: Solomon Islands
  • Place Name: New Guinea Island
  • Place Name: China
  • Place Name: Myanmar
  • Place Name: Germany
  • Place Name: England

Collection

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

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Poster

Format

  • Image

Identifier

  • OCLC: 48001164
  • Government Documents No.: W 109.107:1/23
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1009

Note

  • Display Note: Southern Methodist University's Central University Libraries graciously loaned their copy of this Newsmap for digital imaging. "Volume 1, No. 23." "Prepared from public sources of information." "U.S. Government Printing Office : 1942 - 469049" Listed in 1942 Monthly Catalog, p. 1360.
  • Digital Preservation: creationAppName: Adobe Photoshop creationAppVersion: 7 creationHardware: BetterLight Super8K