Newsmap. Monday, November 8, 1943 : week of October 28 to November 4, 217th week of the war, 99th week of U.S. participation

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

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Text describes action on various war fronts: Russia, Italy, Air offensive, Southwest Pacific, Burma. Large map illustrates globe view of the Atlantic Ocean from Greenland to Turkey. Inset maps: Bougainville : last stop in the Solomons, The Crimea is cut off. Photographs: Crossing the Volturno -- Navy's new Hellcat fighter plane brings down a Japanese fighter plane nicknamed "Emily" near the Gilbert Islands. Back: This is Ann ... she drinks blood [The text, map, and illustrations describe the Anopheles mosquito and the global extent of malaria].

Physical Description

4 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; sheet, 89 x 120 cm. ; scales vary.

Creation Information

[United States.] Army Orientation Course November 8, 1943.

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  • Harrison, Richard Edes Globe view of the Atlantic Ocean drawn by Richard Edes Harrison--copyright 1940, Time Inc. (Fortune)

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  • Main Title: Newsmap. Monday, November 8, 1943 : week of October 28 to November 4, 217th week of the war, 99th week of U.S. participation
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 2, no. 29
  • Added Title: This is Ann ... She Drinks Blood!

Description

Text describes action on various war fronts: Russia, Italy, Air offensive, Southwest Pacific, Burma.

Large map illustrates globe view of the Atlantic Ocean from Greenland to Turkey. Inset maps: Bougainville : last stop in the Solomons, The Crimea is cut off.

Photographs: Crossing the Volturno -- Navy's new Hellcat fighter plane brings down a Japanese fighter plane nicknamed "Emily" near the Gilbert Islands.

Back: This is Ann ... she drinks blood [The text, map, and illustrations describe the Anopheles mosquito and the global extent of malaria].

Physical Description

4 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; sheet, 89 x 120 cm. ; scales vary.

Notes

"Volume II No. 29"

"Prepared from public sources of information."

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

Listed in 1944 Monthly Catalog, p. 115.

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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

  • November 8, 1943

Start & End Dates

  • October 28, 1943 - November 4, 1943

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 5:41 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 20, 2017, 2:31 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

[United States.] Army Orientation Course. Newsmap. Monday, November 8, 1943 : week of October 28 to November 4, 217th week of the war, 99th week of U.S. participation, poster, November 8, 1943; Washington, D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc951/: accessed March 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.