Newsmap. Monday, October 25, 1943 : week of October 14 to October 21, 215th week of the war, 97th 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: Russia, Italy, Schweinfurt, Southwest Pacific, Burma, North Pacific, U.S. subs. Inset maps: Bridgeheads across the Dnepr River, [Pacific Ocean off coast of New Guinea], [Areas in Southern Europe providing targets for bomber forces], Operations begin in Burma. Photographs: Nazis use Soviet equipment and men in battle for Italy, Soviet soldier and RAF officer, Lieut. Col. Chesley G. Peterson, Salt Lake City, Fuel pipe lines, Fifth Army engineers, In the Naga Hills of northern Burma. Back: Photographic view of the world with the center at Berlin, Germany. Includes instructions for using a detachable ... continued below

Physical Description

5 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; 46 x 27 cm. or smaller, sheet 89 x 120 cm. ; scales vary.

Creation Information

[United States.] Army Orientation Course October 25, 1943.

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This poster is part of the collection entitled: World War Two Collection and one other and was provided by UNT Libraries Government Documents Department to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 174 times . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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  • Manning, L. E. Signature on photographic map "Target Berlin" : L. E. Manning '43.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap. Monday, October 25, 1943 : week of October 14 to October 21, 215th week of the war, 97th week of U.S. participation
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 2, no. 27
  • Added Title: Target Berlin

Description

Front:
Text describes action on various war fronts: Russia, Italy, Schweinfurt, Southwest Pacific, Burma, North Pacific, U.S. subs.

Inset maps: Bridgeheads across the Dnepr River, [Pacific Ocean off coast of New Guinea], [Areas in Southern Europe providing targets for bomber forces], Operations begin in Burma.

Photographs: Nazis use Soviet equipment and men in battle for Italy, Soviet soldier and RAF officer, Lieut. Col. Chesley G. Peterson, Salt Lake City, Fuel pipe lines, Fifth Army engineers, In the Naga Hills of northern Burma.

Back: Photographic view of the world with the center at Berlin, Germany. Includes instructions for using a detachable scale that, when centered on Berlin, measures distances along any line running through Berlin.

Physical Description

5 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; 46 x 27 cm. or smaller, sheet 89 x 120 cm. ; scales vary.

Notes

"Volume II No. 27"

"Prepared from public sources of information."

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

Listed in 1943 Monthly Catalog, p. 1374

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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

  • October 25, 1943

Start & End Dates

  • October 14, 1943 - October 21, 1943

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 5:35 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Jan. 8, 2010, 4:16 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

[United States.] Army Orientation Course. Newsmap. Monday, October 25, 1943 : week of October 14 to October 21, 215th week of the war, 97th week of U.S. participation, poster, October 25, 1943; Washington, D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc953/: accessed February 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.