Newsmap. Monday, July 20, 1942 : week of July 10 to July 17 Metadata

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  • Main Title Newsmap. Monday, July 20, 1942 : week of July 10 to July 17
  • Added Title WEFT is a system for aircraft recognition
  • Series Title Newsmap ; v. 1, no. 13


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


  • Illustrator: Coggins, Jack
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Illustrator for "WEFT Is a System for Aircraft Recognition"


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


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


  • English


  • Content Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Russia, North Africa, Vichy fleet, Atlantic, Madagascar, Jugoslavia, Burma, China. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Includes inset maps: Battle of Midway, Battleground in North Africa, Russian Front. Photographs: U.S. carrier is hit; Somewhere in Australia; Night bloom; Desert daybreak; Taken from Rommel; All-Chinese gun crew; Seagoing tractor on test; Ride through hell. Back: Text and illustrations promote the WEFT (Wing, Engine, Fuselage, Tail) method of aircraft recognition.
  • Physical Description: 3 maps on 1 sheet : col., b&w and blue ; sheet, 90 x 120 cm. ; scale varies ; Means modified Van der Grinten projection


  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Maps.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Airplanes -- Recognition.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: War posters, American.
  • Keyword: U.S.S.R.
  • Keyword: Soviet Union
  • Keyword: Jugoslavia
  • Keyword: Yugoslavia
  • Keyword: Burma
  • Keyword: Atlantic Ocean

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Place Name: United States
  • Start Date: 1942-07-10
  • End Date: 1942-07-17
  • 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: Serbia and Montenegro
  • Place Name: Myanmar
  • Place Name: China


  • 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: 48120790
  • Government Documents No.: W 109.107:1/13
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1020


  • Display Note: Southern Methodist University's Central University Libraries graciously loaned their copy of this Newsmap for digital imaging. "Prepared from public sources of information." "U.S. Government Printing Office : 1942 - 451482" Listed in 1942 Monthly Catalog, p. 1099.
  • Digital Preservation: creationAppName: Adobe Photoshop creationAppVersion: 7 creationHardware: BetterLight Super8K