Newsmap. Monday, April 27, 1942 : week of April 17 to 24

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

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Text describes action on various war fronts. Includes photographs: Lieut. Bulkeley -- Nip Nipper de luxe, Lieut. Comm. Edward H. O'Hare -- Brewster "Buffalo" -- The guns were going on -- The big Wellingtons did not rest -- Training of airborne Infantry. Large world map is keyed to text: Japs confused on raid -- Chinese rescue British -- Corregidor holds -- Timor fight still on -- blame set for fire -- President honors flyer -- Gen. Marshall returns -- strike idleness small -- manpower mobilization -- Brewster plant seized -- Argentine ship hit -- radio detectors used -- "Peace Offensive" ... continued below

Physical Description

4 maps on 1 sheet : b&w and col. ; sheet, 89 x 120 cm. ; scales vary ; Means modified Van der Grinten projection.

Creation Information

[United States]. Army Orientation Course April 27, 1942.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap. Monday, April 27, 1942 : week of April 17 to 24
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 1, no. 1

Description

Text describes action on various war fronts.

Includes photographs: Lieut. Bulkeley -- Nip Nipper de luxe, Lieut. Comm. Edward H. O'Hare -- Brewster "Buffalo" -- The guns were going on -- The big Wellingtons did not rest -- Training of airborne Infantry.

Large world map is keyed to text: Japs confused on raid -- Chinese rescue British -- Corregidor holds -- Timor fight still on -- blame set for fire -- President honors flyer -- Gen. Marshall returns -- strike idleness small -- manpower mobilization -- Brewster plant seized -- Argentine ship hit -- radio detectors used -- "Peace Offensive" due-- Lubeck laid low-- commandos raid again -- Reds close for action -- Malta takes high toll -- Laval favors Nazis.

Inset maps: Honshu, Japan ; western Europe.

Also includes 2 pictographs: Happy Birthday, Dear Adolf; Telefact: materials for victory.

Physical Description

4 maps on 1 sheet : b&w and 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. 1."
"Prepared from public sources of information."
"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1942"
Listed in 1942 Monthly Catalog, p. 867.

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World War Two Collection

These materials focus on the World War II era from 1939 to 1945, and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials that were actually created during the time period, the collection 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

  • April 27, 1942

Start & End Dates

  • April 17, 1942 - April 24, 1942

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 2:20 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Jan. 8, 2010, 1:49 p.m.

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[United States]. Army Orientation Course. Newsmap. Monday, April 27, 1942 : week of April 17 to 24, poster, April 27, 1942; [Washington, D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1024/: accessed February 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.