Newsmap. Monday, January 24, 1944 : week of January 13 to January 20, 228th week of the war, 110th week of U.S. participation

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Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: USSR, Italy, Air war, Southwest Pacific, Burma. Map shows Allied advances during the week. Photographs: Cruiser U.S.S. Duluth shortly before being christened; Petty Officer Alex Holgate acknowledges a voice order during gunnery exercises; Bows-on view of a 10,000 ton Independence class carriers; Jungle training involving .30 caliber air-cooled machine guns; Italian refugees pass disabled American tanks; Italian battlescape near San Vitore; Allied Military Government officials question an Italian wheat farmer; Quartermaster Corps sort through a mountain of shoes and clothes to determine what will be reconditioned; Nazis from the Hermann Goering Division ... continued below

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1 map : b&w and blue ; 66 x 47 cm., on sheet 90 x 120 cm. ; Scale: [ca. 1:2,376,000]

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[United States.] Army Service Forces. Morale Services Division. Army Information Branch January 24, 1944.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap. Monday, January 24, 1944 : week of January 13 to January 20, 228th week of the war, 110th week of U.S. participation
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 2, no. 40
  • Added Title: German Army Uniforms

Description

Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: USSR, Italy, Air war, Southwest Pacific, Burma.

Map shows Allied advances during the week.

Photographs: Cruiser U.S.S. Duluth shortly before being christened; Petty Officer Alex Holgate acknowledges a voice order during gunnery exercises; Bows-on view of a 10,000 ton Independence class carriers; Jungle training involving .30 caliber air-cooled machine guns; Italian refugees pass disabled American tanks; Italian battlescape near San Vitore; Allied Military Government officials question an Italian wheat farmer; Quartermaster Corps sort through a mountain of shoes and clothes to determine what will be reconditioned; Nazis from the Hermann Goering Division are led into custody by Pfc. Ira O. Creed, of Johnson City, Tenn.

Back: [text and col. ill.]: German Army uniforms [field gray, tropical, mobile troops, mountain].

Physical Description

1 map : b&w and blue ; 66 x 47 cm., on sheet 90 x 120 cm. ; Scale: [ca. 1:2,376,000]

Notes

Front: "Volume II No. 40F"
"Prepared for Army Orientation Course, M.S.D."
"Prepared from public sources of information"
"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1944 - 538110"

Back: "Volume II No. 40B"
"This material is from the Joint Army Navy J.A.N. No. 1 (Loose leaf guide to uniforms and insignia)"

Listed in 1944 Monthly Catalog, p. 463.

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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

  • January 24, 1944

Start & End Dates

  • January 13, 1944 - January 20, 1944

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 6:14 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Jan. 8, 2010, 3:23 p.m.

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[United States.] Army Service Forces. Morale Services Division. Army Information Branch. Newsmap. Monday, January 24, 1944 : week of January 13 to January 20, 228th week of the war, 110th week of U.S. participation, poster, January 24, 1944; New York, N.Y.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc938/: accessed July 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.