Newsmap. Monday, September 14, 1942 : week of September 4 to September 11

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

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Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Russia, Madagascar, New Guinea, North Africa, China, Solomon Islands, Shipping, Galapagos Islands, Western Europe, Iceland. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Inset maps show The push on Port Moresby; The Russian front. Includes photographs: The flag goes up, Marine bombers take off, Badly damged hangar, Inspecting a Flying Fortress at Malta, Memorial services for those killed during the Battle of Midway, Business end of Pom-Pom, Catafighter, U.S. Marines toughen up each other. Back: Maps Are Not True For All Purposes. 15 illustrations are accompanied ... continued below

Physical Description

3 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; sheet, 90 x 120 cm. ; scales vary ; Means modified Van der Grinten projection.

Creation Information

[United States.] Army Orientation Course September 14, 1942.

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This poster is part of the collection entitled: World War Two Collection and one other and was provided by UNT Libraries Government Documents Department to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 980 times , with 7 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap. Monday, September 14, 1942 : week of September 4 to September 11
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 1, no. 21
  • Added Title: Maps Are Not True For All Purposes

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Front:
Text describes action on various war fronts: Russia, Madagascar, New Guinea, North Africa, China, Solomon Islands, Shipping, Galapagos Islands, Western Europe, Iceland.

Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world.

Inset maps show The push on Port Moresby; The Russian front.

Includes photographs: The flag goes up, Marine bombers take off, Badly damged hangar, Inspecting a Flying Fortress at Malta, Memorial services for those killed during the Battle of Midway, Business end of Pom-Pom, Catafighter, U.S. Marines toughen up each other.

Back:
Maps Are Not True For All Purposes. 15 illustrations are accompanied by text describing some of the methods used to represent the world on a two-dimensional surface.

Physical Description

3 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; sheet, 90 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. 21."
"Prepared from public sources of information."
"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1942 - 469049"
Listed in 1942 Monthly Catalog, p. 1212.

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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

  • September 14, 1942

None Date

  • July 20, 2006

Start & End Dates

  • September 4, 1942 - September 11, 1942

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 2:43 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 20, 2017, 2:28 p.m.

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[United States.] Army Orientation Course. Newsmap. Monday, September 14, 1942 : week of September 4 to September 11, poster, September 14, 1942; [Washington, D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1011/: accessed July 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.