Newsmap. Monday, August 9, 1943 : week of July 29 to August 5, 204th week of the war, 86th week of U.S. participation

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Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Italy, Sicily, Rumania, Russia, Germany, Burma-China, Southwest Pacific. Map: Strategic air distances across the Mediterranean./ Relief shown by hachures. Photographs: Army engineers work in the Aluetians; A Tommy reads "Soldier's guide to Sicily"; Royal Artillery Detachment stationed north of Syracuse, Sicily examines damage done by Italians to a mobile anti-aircraft train; Nazis surrender to U.S. Infantrymen near Carlentini; Junkers-290 transport shot down by an RAF Marauder near the coast of Bastia, Corsica; U.S. Marines push a generator into position near Munda; Japanese interpreters of the U.S. Army decipher papers found on a ... continued below

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1 map : col. (b&w and blue) ; 42 x 86 cm., on sheet 90 x 120 cm.

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[United States.] Army Orientation Course August 9, 1943.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap. Monday, August 9, 1943 : week of July 29 to August 5, 204th week of the war, 86th week of U.S. participation
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 2, no. 16
  • Added Title: The Long, Tough Fight Ahead : Beyond Sunny Italy!

Description

Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Italy, Sicily, Rumania, Russia, Germany, Burma-China, Southwest Pacific.

Map: Strategic air distances across the Mediterranean./ Relief shown by hachures.

Photographs: Army engineers work in the Aluetians; A Tommy reads "Soldier's guide to Sicily"; Royal Artillery Detachment stationed north of Syracuse, Sicily examines damage done by Italians to a mobile anti-aircraft train; Nazis surrender to U.S. Infantrymen near Carlentini; Junkers-290 transport shot down by an RAF Marauder near the coast of Bastia, Corsica; U.S. Marines push a generator into position near Munda; Japanese interpreters of the U.S. Army decipher papers found on a wounded Japanese officer; A winch pulls a mud-splattered jeep free on Rendova; 155mm rifle sends rounds into Munda from Rendova Island.

Back: [text and ill.]: The long, tough fight ahead : beyond sunny Italy!/ Back text includes quote from the President of the United States, July 28, 1943: "I confess that I myself am sometimes bewildered by conflicting statements that I see in the press ..."

Physical Description

1 map : col. (b&w and blue) ; 42 x 86 cm., on sheet 90 x 120 cm.

Notes

"Volume II No. 16"
"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1943 - 538110"
Back: "Prepared from public sources of information"
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 9, 1943

Start & End Dates

  • July 29, 1943 - August 5, 1943

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 5:05 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 20, 2017, 2:27 p.m.

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[United States.] Army Orientation Course. Newsmap. Monday, August 9, 1943 : week of July 29 to August 5, 204th week of the war, 86th week of U.S. participation, poster, August 9, 1943; Washington, D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc965/: accessed October 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.