Newsmap. Monday, April 26, 1943 : week of April 16 to April 23 : 189th week of the war, 71st week of U.S. participation

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Text describes action on various war fronts: Tunisia, Raid on Japan, Southwest Pacific, Italy, Air offensive, Russia, Aleutians. Large world map is keyed to text. Shows United Nations countries, Axis and Axis occupied areas, countries with Axis relations broken, and neutral countries. Inset maps show Italy, Sardinia, and northern Tunisia; Axis held areas in Tunisia; Nazi held areas around the Sea of Azov. Back: Fox Holes: Dig!..Or Die! Photographs and illustrations describing proper fox hole preparation and use.

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4 maps on 1 sheet : b&w and col. ; sheet, 90 x 120 cm. ; scales vary ; Van der Grinten projection.

Creation Information

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

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  • Main Title: Newsmap. Monday, April 26, 1943 : week of April 16 to April 23 : 189th week of the war, 71st week of U.S. participation
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 2, no. 1
  • Added Title: Fox Holes: Dig!..Or Die!

Description

Text describes action on various war fronts: Tunisia, Raid on Japan, Southwest Pacific, Italy, Air offensive, Russia, Aleutians.

Large world map is keyed to text. Shows United Nations countries, Axis and Axis occupied areas, countries with Axis relations broken, and neutral countries.

Inset maps show Italy, Sardinia, and northern Tunisia; Axis held areas in Tunisia; Nazi held areas around the Sea of Azov.

Back:
Fox Holes: Dig!..Or Die! Photographs and illustrations describing proper fox hole preparation and use.

Physical Description

4 maps on 1 sheet : b&w and col. ; sheet, 90 x 120 cm. ; scales vary ; Van der Grinten projection.

Notes

"Volume 2, No. 1"
"For The Armed Forces"
"Prepared from public sources of information."
"U.S. Government Printing Office: 1943 - 469049"
Listed in 1943 Monthly Catalog, p. 919.

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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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  • April 26, 1943

Start & End Dates

  • April 16, 1943 - April 23, 1943

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 4:49 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 20, 2017, 2:26 p.m.

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[United States.] Army Orientation Course. Newsmap. Monday, April 26, 1943 : week of April 16 to April 23 : 189th week of the war, 71st week of U.S. participation, poster, April 26, 1943; Washington, D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc972/: accessed May 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.