Newsmap. Monday, August 2, 1943 : week of July 22 to July 29, 203rd week of the war, 85th week of U.S. participation

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Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Italy, Sicily, Crete, Russia, air offensive, Southwest Pacific, Wake, Kiska. Map of shuttle bombing runs between England and Tunisia. Inset maps: Four stages of Sicilian campaign, Russian campaign. Inset photos: Sicily, a pictorial record of the invasion. Back: Illustrations provide recognition cues for tanks. Includes list of reference and practice sources.

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6 maps : col. : sheet 89 x 120 cm. ; scale varies

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[United States.] Army Orientation Course August 2, 1943.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap. Monday, August 2, 1943 : week of July 22 to July 29, 203rd week of the war, 85th week of U.S. participation
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 2, no. 15
  • Added Title: Sicily : A Pictorial Record of the Invasion
  • Added Title: Failure to recognize destroyed our own tank . . . and also cost us a vehicle and crew!

Description

Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Italy, Sicily, Crete, Russia, air offensive, Southwest Pacific, Wake, Kiska.

Map of shuttle bombing runs between England and Tunisia. Inset maps: Four stages of Sicilian campaign, Russian campaign.

Inset photos: Sicily, a pictorial record of the invasion.

Back: Illustrations provide recognition cues for tanks. Includes list of reference and practice sources.

Physical Description

6 maps : col. : sheet 89 x 120 cm. ; scale varies

Notes

"Volume II No. 15"
"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1943 - 538110"
Back: "Prepared from public sources of information"
Listed in 1943 Monthly Catalog, p. 1051.

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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 2, 1943

Start & End Dates

  • July 22, 1943 - July 29, 1943

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  • Oct. 19, 2006, 5:03 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 20, 2017, 2:26 p.m.

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[United States.] Army Orientation Course. Newsmap. Monday, August 2, 1943 : week of July 22 to July 29, 203rd week of the war, 85th week of U.S. participation, poster, August 2, 1943; Washington, D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc966/: accessed September 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.