Newsmap. Monday, September 13, 1943 : week of September 2 to September 9, 209th week of the war, 91st week of U.S. participation

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Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Italy, Yugoslavia, Air offensive, Southwest Pacific, Russia. Maps show military activities in Eurasia and New Guinea near Salamaua with boxed text highlighting action. Photograph: A story of blood [American soldier receives a transfusion while lying on the street in Santa Agata, Sicily while townspeople look on]. Back: Something money can't buy - United States Army tradition! Illustration shows service ribbons of service medals. Text describes the purpose and conditions of award of service medals.

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2 maps on 1 sheet : col. (b&w and orange) ; sheet, 90 x 120 cm. ; scales vary.

Creation Information

[United States.] Army Orientation Course September 13, 1943.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap. Monday, September 13, 1943 : week of September 2 to September 9, 209th week of the war, 91st week of U.S. participation
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 2, no. 21
  • Added Title: Something Money Can't Buy - United States Army Tradition!

Description

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

Maps show military activities in Eurasia and New Guinea near Salamaua with boxed text highlighting action.

Photograph: A story of blood [American soldier receives a transfusion while lying on the street in Santa Agata, Sicily while townspeople look on].

Back:
Something money can't buy - United States Army tradition! Illustration shows service ribbons of service medals. Text describes the purpose and conditions of award of service medals.

Physical Description

2 maps on 1 sheet : col. (b&w and orange) ; sheet, 90 x 120 cm. ; scales vary.

Notes

"Volume II No. 21"
"Prepared from public sources of information."
"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1943 - 538110"
Listed in 1943 Monthly Catalog, p. 1257

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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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  • September 13, 1943

Start & End Dates

  • September 2, 1943 - September 9, 1943

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 5:20 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 20, 2017, 2:28 p.m.

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[United States.] Army Orientation Course. Newsmap. Monday, September 13, 1943 : week of September 2 to September 9, 209th week of the war, 91st week of U.S. participation, poster, September 13, 1943; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc959/: accessed March 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.