Newsmap. Monday, July 13, 1942 : week of July 3 to July 10

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

Description

Text describes action on various war fronts: China, Russia, Western Europe, Southwest Pacific, Convoys, Egypt, Aleutians. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Includes inset maps: The sixth year of war in the China provinces; The Russian central front; Battleground of the Middle East. Photographs: British gliders; Lady drivers; The FBI walked in; Royal inspection; Southwest fighting bases

Physical Description

4 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 July 13, 1942.

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Text describes action on various war fronts: China, Russia, Western Europe, Southwest Pacific, Convoys, Egypt, Aleutians. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world.

Includes inset maps: The sixth year of war in the China provinces; The Russian central front; Battleground of the Middle East.

Photographs: British gliders; Lady drivers; The FBI walked in; Royal inspection; Southwest fighting bases

Physical Description

4 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. 12"
"Prepared from public sources of information."
"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1942 - 451482"
Listed in 1942 Monthly Catalog, p. 1099.

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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

  • July 13, 1942

Start & End Dates

  • July 3, 1942 - July 10, 1942

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 2:25 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 20, 2017, 2:30 p.m.

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[United States]. Army Orientation Course. Newsmap. Monday, July 13, 1942 : week of July 3 to July 10, poster, July 13, 1942; [Washington, D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1021/: accessed September 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.