Newsmap. Monday, August 30, 1943 : week of August 19 to August 26, 207th week of the war, 89th week of U.S. participation

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Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Italy, Russia, Kiska, Berlin, Conference, Burma, China, New Guinea, New Georgia. Maps show Russian front -- Southern Italy. Includes photographs: Kiska, Sicily. Back: Weapons of the German Infantry Division. 17 weapons are identified and described, including the size, maximum range, and number found in various German Army units. Each weapon is keyed by number to a battle illustration.

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

Creation Information

[United States.] Army Orientation Course August 30, 1943.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap. Monday, August 30, 1943 : week of August 19 to August 26, 207th week of the war, 89th week of U.S. participation
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 2, no. 19
  • Added Title: Weapons of the German Infantry Division

Description

Front:
Text describes action on various war fronts: Italy, Russia, Kiska, Berlin, Conference, Burma, China, New Guinea, New Georgia.

Maps show Russian front -- Southern Italy.

Includes photographs: Kiska, Sicily.

Back:
Weapons of the German Infantry Division. 17 weapons are identified and described, including the size, maximum range, and number found in various German Army units. Each weapon is keyed by number to a battle illustration.

Physical Description

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

Notes

"Volume II No. 19"
"Prepared from public sources of information."
"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1943 - 538110"
Listed in 1943 Monthly Catalog, p. 1145

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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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  • August 30, 1943

Start & End Dates

  • August 19, 1943 - August 26, 1943

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 5:12 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 20, 2017, 2:27 p.m.

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[United States.] Army Orientation Course. Newsmap. Monday, August 30, 1943 : week of August 19 to August 26, 207th week of the war, 89th week of U.S. participation, poster, August 30, 1943; Washington, D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc962/: accessed August 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.