Newsmap. Monday, December 6, 1943 : week of November 25 to December 2, 221st week of the war, 103rd week of U.S. participation

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Text describes action on various war fronts: Italy, USSR, Germany, Central Pacific, Southwest Pacific, China, Plans. Inset maps: central Italy, northeast New Guinea, Action areas in central and southwest Pacific, Truk Is., Nauru, Wotje, Jaluit, Makin, Tarawa. Photographs: Australian Air Force Beaufighter, Sgt. Ben Kuroki of Hershey, Nebraska, Captured Soviet equipment, Rescued blindfolded Nazi. German built road in Isernia. Back: Text and 11 illustrations highlight the 11 general orders that must be known by sentinels.

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9 maps on 1 sheet : col. & b&w ; 37 x 57 cm. or smaller, sheet 89 x 120 cm. ; scales vary.

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[United States.] Army Orientation Course December 6, 1943.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap. Monday, December 6, 1943 : week of November 25 to December 2, 221st week of the war, 103rd week of U.S. participation
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 2, no. 33
  • Added Title: Sentinels Must Know the 11 General Orders

Description

Text describes action on various war fronts: Italy, USSR, Germany, Central Pacific, Southwest Pacific, China, Plans.

Inset maps: central Italy, northeast New Guinea, Action areas in central and southwest Pacific, Truk Is., Nauru, Wotje, Jaluit, Makin, Tarawa.

Photographs: Australian Air Force Beaufighter, Sgt. Ben Kuroki of Hershey, Nebraska, Captured Soviet equipment, Rescued blindfolded Nazi. German built road in Isernia.

Back: Text and 11 illustrations highlight the 11 general orders that must be known by sentinels.

Physical Description

9 maps on 1 sheet : col. & b&w ; 37 x 57 cm. or smaller, sheet 89 x 120 cm. ; scales vary.

Notes

"Volume II No. 33"

"Prepared from public sources of information."

"U.S. Government Printing Office: 1943 - 538110"

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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  • December 6, 1943

Start & End Dates

  • November 25, 1943 - December 2, 1943

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  • Oct. 19, 2006, 5:54 p.m.

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  • March 20, 2017, 2:27 p.m.

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[United States.] Army Orientation Course. Newsmap. Monday, December 6, 1943 : week of November 25 to December 2, 221st week of the war, 103rd week of U.S. participation, poster, December 6, 1943; Washington, D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc946/: accessed December 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.