Newsmap. Monday, May 17, 1943 : week of May 7 to May 14, 192nd week of the war, 74th week of U.S. participation

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

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Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: North Africa, Southwest Pacific, China-Burma, Plans, Aleutians, Russia Large world map is keyed to text and shows United Nations, Axis and Axis occupied areas, countries with Axis relations broken, and neutral countries. Inset maps: Shrinking battle lines in Tunisia; Crimea and surrounding region showing Nazi held territories. Photographs: Army-Navy expedition lands at Amchitka; Army gunner sets up AA defense at the westernmost U.S. air base in the Aleutians; Navy Seabees take shelter in foxholes; Allied soldiers line up for chow in almost knee-deep mud. Back: Text entitled "So he can fight!" describes ... continued below

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3 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; sheet, 90 x 120 cm. ; scales vary ; Van der Grinten projection.

Creation Information

[United States.] Army Orientation Course May 17, 1943.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap. Monday, May 17, 1943 : week of May 7 to May 14, 192nd week of the war, 74th week of U.S. participation
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 2, no. 4
  • Added Title: So He Can Fight!

Description

Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: North Africa, Southwest Pacific, China-Burma, Plans, Aleutians, Russia

Large world map is keyed to text and shows United Nations, Axis and Axis occupied areas, countries with Axis relations broken, and neutral countries.

Inset maps: Shrinking battle lines in Tunisia; Crimea and surrounding region showing Nazi held territories.

Photographs: Army-Navy expedition lands at Amchitka; Army gunner sets up AA defense at the westernmost U.S. air base in the Aleutians; Navy Seabees take shelter in foxholes; Allied soldiers line up for chow in almost knee-deep mud.

Back: Text entitled "So he can fight!" describes the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps.

Physical Description

3 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; sheet, 90 x 120 cm. ; scales vary ; Van der Grinten projection.

Notes

"Volume 2 No. 4"

"For the Armed Forces"

"Prepared from public sources of information."

"U.S. Government Printing Office: 1943 - 469049"

Listed in 1943 Monthly Catalog, p. 919.

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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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  • May 17, 1943

Start & End Dates

  • May 7, 1943 - May 14, 1943

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 6:11 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 20, 2017, 2:31 p.m.

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[United States.] Army Orientation Course. Newsmap. Monday, May 17, 1943 : week of May 7 to May 14, 192nd week of the war, 74th week of U.S. participation, poster, May 17, 1943; Washington, D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc939/: accessed August 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.