Newsmap. Monday, October 11, 1943 : week of September 30 to October 7, 213th week of the war, 95th week of U.S. participation

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Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Aegean Sea, Italy, Corsica, Russia, Norway, Southwest Pacific, Air offensive. Maps show Greece and Turkey, Eastern front, Central Italy. Includes photographs: Soldier killed by booby-trap, "Battleship X" is the USS South Dakota, Brenner Pass, Resting American soldiers following a battle in Munda. Back: Typical German infantry regiment. Illustration shows regiment. Text gives detailed description of Regimental Headquarters Company, Battalion Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, Battalions, Infantry and Motorized Companies.

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3 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 11, 1943.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap. Monday, October 11, 1943 : week of September 30 to October 7, 213th week of the war, 95th week of U.S. participation
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 2, no. 25
  • Added Title: Typical German Infantry Regiment

Description

Front:
Text describes action on various war fronts: Aegean Sea, Italy, Corsica, Russia, Norway, Southwest Pacific, Air offensive.

Maps show Greece and Turkey, Eastern front, Central Italy.

Includes photographs: Soldier killed by booby-trap, "Battleship X" is the USS South Dakota, Brenner Pass, Resting American soldiers following a battle in Munda.

Back:
Typical German infantry regiment. Illustration shows regiment. Text gives detailed description of Regimental Headquarters Company, Battalion Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, Battalions, Infantry and Motorized Companies.

Physical Description

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

Notes

"Volume II No. 25"
"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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  • October 11, 1943

Start & End Dates

  • September 30, 1943 - October 7, 1943

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 5:30 p.m.

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  • March 20, 2017, 2:31 p.m.

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[United States.] Army Orientation Course. Newsmap. Monday, October 11, 1943 : week of September 30 to October 7, 213th week of the war, 95th week of U.S. participation, poster, October 11, 1943; Washington, D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc955/: accessed April 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.