Newsmap. Monday, July 19, 1943 : week of July 8 to July 15, 201st week of the war, 83rd week of U.S. participation

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Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Sicily, Air offensive, Russia, New Georgia, New Guinea, Aleutians, Submarines. Includes list of senior commanders in the Invasion of Italy. Maps: New Georgia Islands; American 7th army positions in Licata and Vittoria Italy. Inset map: Italy and surrounding islands. Illustration: Landing on the underside [Allied air attack on ships unloading military cargo on the beaches of Southern Sicily]. Back: Text and color illustrations include various methods of enemy gas applications.

Physical Description

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

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[United States.] Army Orientation Course July 19, 1943.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap. Monday, July 19, 1943 : week of July 8 to July 15, 201st week of the war, 83rd week of U.S. participation
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 2, no. 13
  • Added Title: Gas!

Description

Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Sicily, Air offensive, Russia, New Georgia, New Guinea, Aleutians, Submarines. Includes list of senior commanders in the Invasion of Italy.

Maps: New Georgia Islands; American 7th army positions in Licata and Vittoria Italy. Inset map: Italy and surrounding islands.

Illustration: Landing on the underside [Allied air attack on ships unloading military cargo on the beaches of Southern Sicily].

Back: Text and color illustrations include various methods of enemy gas applications.

Physical Description

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

Notes

"Volume II No. 13"
"Prepared from public sources of information"
"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1943 - 538110"
Listed in 1943 Monthly Catalog p. 1051

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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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  • July 19, 1943

Start & End Dates

  • July 8, 1943 - July 15, 1943

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 4:58 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 20, 2017, 2:30 p.m.

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[United States.] Army Orientation Course. Newsmap. Monday, July 19, 1943 : week of July 8 to July 15, 201st week of the war, 83rd week of U.S. participation, poster, July 19, 1943; Washington, D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc968/: accessed April 29, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.