Newsmap. Monday, August 17, 1942 : week of August 7 to August 14 Metadata

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  • Main Title Newsmap. Monday, August 17, 1942 : week of August 7 to August 14
  • Series Title Newsmap ; v. 1, no. 17
  • Added Title British Battle Dress


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


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


  • Creation: 1942-08-17
  • Digitized: 2006-07-20


  • English


  • Content Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Solomon Islands, New Guinea, Aleutians, China, India, Western Europe, Yugoslavia, Mediterranean, Russia. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Map insets show Solomon Islands, Russian front. Includes photographs: view of Tulagi; German fighter; Facing the Nazis; Sniper suit; A traitor covers up; Club for U.S. forces on London. Back: British Battle Dress. Includes 6 photograhs, 4 drawings with accompanying text.
  • Physical Description: 3 maps on 1 sheet : some col. ; sheet 89 x 120 cm. ; scales vary ; Means modified Van der Grinten projection


  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Maps.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: War posters, American.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Military uniforms.
  • Keyword: United Kingdom
  • Keyword: Yugoslavia
  • Keyword: U.S.S.R.
  • Keyword: Soviet Union
  • Keyword: Mediterranean

Primary Source

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  • Place Name: England
  • Start Date: 1942-08-07
  • End Date: 1942-08-14
  • 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: New Guinea Island
  • Place Name: United States - Alaska - Aleutians West National Division - Aleutian Islands Island Group
  • Place Name: China
  • Place Name: India
  • Place Name: Serbia and Montenegro
  • Place Name: Russia


  • 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: 47829206
  • Government Documents No.: W 109.107:1/17
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1016


  • Display Note: Southern Methodist University's Central University Libraries graciously loaned their copy of this Newsmap for digital imaging. "Volume 1, No. 17" "Prepared from public sources of information" "U.S. Government Printing Office : 1942 - 469049 " Listed in 1942 Monthly Catalog, p. 1099.
  • Digital Preservation: creationAppName: Adobe Photoshop creationAppVersion: 7 creationHardware: BetterLight Super8K