Newsmap. Monday, October 4, 1943 : week of September 23 to September 30, 212th week of the war, 94th week of U.S. participation

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Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Italy, Corsica, Russia, New Georgia, Gilbert Is., Ellice Is., New Guinea, Western Europe. Maps show Northeast New Guinea; central Italy; Italy, Yugoslavia, Sardinia, Sicily, Tunisia. All maps show Nazi or Japanese occupied areas. Includes photographs: Naples, On the beach at Salerno, Smoke screen over Palermo, Ship with a mouth. Back: A mournful melody, or, a dud dood it again : and watch out for booby traps! 8 cartoon panels graphically describe the dangers of unexploded projectiles.

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

Creation Information

[United States.] Army Orientation Course October 4, 1943.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap. Monday, October 4, 1943 : week of September 23 to September 30, 212th week of the war, 94th week of U.S. participation
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 2, no. 24
  • Added Title: A mournful melody, or, a dud dood it again : and watch out for booby traps!

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Front:
Text describes action on various war fronts: Italy, Corsica, Russia, New Georgia, Gilbert Is., Ellice Is., New Guinea, Western Europe.

Maps show Northeast New Guinea; central Italy; Italy, Yugoslavia, Sardinia, Sicily, Tunisia. All maps show Nazi or Japanese occupied areas.

Includes photographs: Naples, On the beach at Salerno, Smoke screen over Palermo, Ship with a mouth.

Back:
A mournful melody, or, a dud dood it again : and watch out for booby traps! 8 cartoon panels graphically describe the dangers of unexploded projectiles.

Physical Description

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

Notes

"Volume II No. 24"
"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 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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  • October 4, 1943

Start & End Dates

  • September 23, 1943 - September 30, 1943

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 5:27 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 20, 2017, 2:31 p.m.

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[United States.] Army Orientation Course. Newsmap. Monday, October 4, 1943 : week of September 23 to September 30, 212th week of the war, 94th week of U.S. participation, poster, October 4, 1943; Washington, D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc956/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.