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

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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!


  • Distributor: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
    Creator Type: Organization
    Creator Info: Prepared and Distributed by Army Orientation Course, Special Service Division, Army Service Forces, War Dept., 2E580 Pentagon Bldg., Washington, D.C.


  • Distributor: [United States.] AAF. HQ. Air Adjutant General. Publications Division
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: Army Air Forces distribution. Washington, D.C.
  • Distributor: [United States.] Navy Dept. BuPers. Educational Services Section
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: Navy distribution. Washington, D.C.


  • Name: [United States.] Army Orientation Course.
    Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.


  • Creation: 1943-08-09
  • Digitized: 2006-04-27


  • English


  • Content 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.


  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: War posters, American.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Maps.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: World War, 1939-1945 -- Mediterranean Region -- Maps.
  • Keyword: Presidential statements
  • Keyword: strategic air distances
  • Keyword: Mediterranean Sea
  • Keyword: Rumania
  • Keyword: Burma

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Place Name: United States
  • Place Name: Italy
  • Start Date: 1943-07-29
  • End Date: 1943-08-05
  • Place Name: Italy - Sicily Region
  • Place Name: Romania
  • Place Name: Russia
  • Place Name: Germany
  • Place Name: Myanmar
  • Place Name: China
  • Place Name: New Guinea Island
  • Place Name: Europe
  • Place Name: Africa
  • Place Name: Middle East


  • Name: World War Two Collection
    Code: WWII
  • Name: World War Two Newsmaps
    Code: NMAP


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Poster


  • Image


  • OCLC: 60844199
  • Government Documents No.: W 109.107:2/16
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc965


  • Display Note: "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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