Newsmap. Monday, December 20, 1943 : week of December 9 to December 16, 223rd week of the war, 105th week of U.S. participation Metadata

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  • Main Title Newsmap. Monday, December 20, 1943 : week of December 9 to December 16, 223rd week of the war, 105th week of U.S. participation
  • Series Title Newsmap ; v. 2, no. 35
  • Added Title Tarawa : the Battle for the Gilberts


  • Distributor: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
    Creator Type: Organization
    Creator Info: Prepared and Distributed by Army Orientation Course, Morale Services Division, Army Service Forces, War Dept., 2E581 Pentagon Bldg., Washington, D.C.


  • Distributor: [United States.] AAF. HQ. Air Adjutant General. Publications Division
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: Army Air Forces distribution. Washington, D.C.
  • Distributor: [United States.] Navy Dept. BuPers. Educational Services Section
    Contributor Type: Organization


  • Name: [United States.] Army Orientation Course.
    Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.


  • Creation: 1943-12-20
  • Digitized: 2006-05-01


  • English


  • Content Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Southwest Pacific, Central Pacific, China, USSR, Italy, Air offensive, Submarines. Inset maps: Southeast Europe, Central China battle area. Photographs: U.S. Army engineers replace a bridge in Italy, Antiaircraft fire from a U.S. carrier, Brazilian ground and air troops, Turkish officials, "Rome or Death." Back: Text and photographs illustrate the battle for the Gilbert Islands.
  • Physical Description: 2 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; 45 x 57 or smaller, sheet 89 x 120 cm. ; scales vary


  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: War posters, American.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Maps.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Europe -- Maps.
  • Keyword: Tarawa
  • Keyword: China
  • Keyword: Europe
  • Keyword: Gilbert Islands
  • Keyword: U.S.S.R.
  • Keyword: Soviet Union

Primary Source

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  • Place Name: United States
  • Place Name: Europe
  • Place Name: China
  • Place Name: Kiribati - Gilbert Group Island Group - Tarawa Atoll
  • Start Date: 1943-12-09
  • End Date: 1943-12-16
  • Place Name: Russia
  • Place Name: Italy


  • Name: World War Two Collection
    Code: WWII
  • Name: World War Two Newsmaps
    Code: NMAP


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Poster


  • Image


  • OCLC: 56088099
  • Government Documents No.: W 109.207:2/35
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc944


  • Display Note: "Volume II No. 35" "Prepared from public sources of information" "U.S. Government Printing Office : 1943 - 538110" Listed in 1944 Monthly Catalog, p. 463"
  • Digital Preservation: creationAppName: Adobe Photoshop creationAppVersion: 7 creationHardware: BetterLight Super8K