Newsmap. Monday, August 23, 1943 : week of August 12 to August 19, 206th week of the war, 88th week of U.S. participation

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Front: Text desribes action on various war fronts: Air offensive, Sicily, Russia, New Guinea, New Georgia, Borneo, Kuril Is., Pacific. Maps show military activities throughout Europe and the Solomon Islands during the week. Includes photographs: the raid on oil refineries in the Ploesti area of Rumania; Looking Southeast from Salamaua. Back: China's army is a seasoned military team. Illustration of Chinese soldiers with text describing historical and cultural points. English - Chinese translation of common phrases used by soldiers.

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

Creation Information

[United States.] Army Orientation Course August 23, 1943.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap. Monday, August 23, 1943 : week of August 12 to August 19, 206th week of the war, 88th week of U.S. participation
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 2, no. 18
  • Added Title: China's Army is a Seasoned Military Team

Description

Front:
Text desribes action on various war fronts: Air offensive, Sicily, Russia, New Guinea, New Georgia, Borneo, Kuril Is., Pacific.

Maps show military activities throughout Europe and the Solomon Islands during the week.

Includes photographs: the raid on oil refineries in the Ploesti area of Rumania; Looking Southeast from Salamaua.

Back:
China's army is a seasoned military team. Illustration of Chinese soldiers with text describing historical and cultural points. English - Chinese translation of common phrases used by soldiers.

Physical Description

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

Notes

"Volume II No. 18"
"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 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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  • August 23, 1943

Start & End Dates

  • August 12, 1943 - August 19, 1943

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 5:10 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 20, 2017, 2:27 p.m.

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[United States.] Army Orientation Course. Newsmap. Monday, August 23, 1943 : week of August 12 to August 19, 206th week of the war, 88th week of U.S. participation, poster, August 23, 1943; Washington, D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc963/: accessed April 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.