Newsmap. Monday, July 26, 1943 : week of July 15 to July 22, 202nd week of the war, 84th week of U.S. participation

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Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Sicily, Rome, Russia, New Guinea, Solomons, Paramushiru. Maps: Rome, Sicily, North Pacific Ocean. Inset maps: Italy and surrounding islands, Paramushiru. Photographs: Central railroad station and San Lorenzo yards in Rome; Escort Carrier B; Depth bomb bounces off side of submarine as another bomb drops into the water; Submarine sinks within 28 minutes; Junkers-52 Transport is reused as an office for an advanced U.S. Army Air Force Base. Back: map of the Pacific and Far East.

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

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[United States.] Army Orientation Course. July 26, 1943.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap. Monday, July 26, 1943 : week of July 15 to July 22, 202nd week of the war, 84th week of U.S. participation
  • Added Title: Newsmap ; v. 2, no. 14
  • Series Title: Newsmap
  • Added Title: The Pacific and Far East : A current guide to the principal scenes of action in the Southwest Pacific and Eastern Asiatic Theatres of Operation

Description

Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Sicily, Rome, Russia, New Guinea, Solomons, Paramushiru.

Maps: Rome, Sicily, North Pacific Ocean. Inset maps: Italy and surrounding islands, Paramushiru.

Photographs: Central railroad station and San Lorenzo yards in Rome; Escort Carrier B; Depth bomb bounces off side of submarine as another bomb drops into the water; Submarine sinks within 28 minutes; Junkers-52 Transport is reused as an office for an advanced U.S. Army Air Force Base.

Back: map of the Pacific and Far East.

Physical Description

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

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"Volume II No. 14"
"Prepared from public sources of information"
"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1943 - 538110"
Listed in 1943 Monthly Catalog, p. 1051.

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  • Publication Title: Newsmap
  • Volume: 2
  • Issue: 14

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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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  • July 26, 1943

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  • Oct. 19, 2006, 5 p.m.

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  • May 24, 2018, 6:08 p.m.

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[United States.] Army Orientation Course. Newsmap. Monday, July 26, 1943 : week of July 15 to July 22, 202nd week of the war, 84th week of U.S. participation, poster, July 26, 1943; Washington, D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc967/: accessed December 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.