Newsmap. Monday, June 29, 1942 : week of June 19 to June 26

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Front: Text describes action on various war fronts. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Includes inset maps: The siege of Sevastopol ; Theater of operations in the Aleutians. Photographs: Battle along the Atlantic; Damaged Japanese cruiser following Battle of Midway; Loading supplies; Moving on Moulmein; Russian Front; Trying Aussie favorite; West Coast patrol; Raising damaged Japanese midget sub. Back: Text describes the principal combat ships in fleets around the world. Includes photos of battleship, aircraft carrier, cruiser, submarine, destroyer, torpedo boat, minesweeper, and net tender.

Physical Description

3 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; sheet, 89 x 120 cm. ; scales vary ; Means modified Van der Grinten projection.

Creation Information

[United States]. Army Orientation Course June 29, 1942.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap. Monday, June 29, 1942 : week of June 19 to June 26
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 1, no. 10
  • Added Title: Our fighting ships

Description

Front: Text describes action on various war fronts. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Includes inset maps: The siege of Sevastopol ; Theater of operations in the Aleutians. Photographs: Battle along the Atlantic; Damaged Japanese cruiser following Battle of Midway; Loading supplies; Moving on Moulmein; Russian Front; Trying Aussie favorite; West Coast patrol; Raising damaged Japanese midget sub.

Back: Text describes the principal combat ships in fleets around the world. Includes photos of battleship, aircraft carrier, cruiser, submarine, destroyer, torpedo boat, minesweeper, and net tender.

Physical Description

3 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; sheet, 89 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. 10."
"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

  • June 29, 1942

Start & End Dates

  • June 19, 1942 - June 26, 1942

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 2:21 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 20, 2017, 2:30 p.m.

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[United States]. Army Orientation Course. Newsmap. Monday, June 29, 1942 : week of June 19 to June 26, poster, June 29, 1942; [Washington, D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1023/: accessed August 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.