Newsmap. Monday, June 22, 1942 : week of June 12 to June 19

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Front: Text describes action on various war fronts. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Includes inset maps: Strategic distances in the North Pacific ; Attu Island ; the Rat Island group ; Jap drives [in China]. Photographs: Jungle fighting; Battle of Carriers; Planes that hit the enemy; Swimming through flames; Tomahawk takes it. Back: "These are some of the weapons which checked Hitler's armies." Includes photographs: Moving in column to the attack -- Armored train alert -- Light armored cars -- Anti-aircraft alarm -- Ready to fire -- Formation to the front ... continued below

Physical Description

5 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; sheet, 89 x 120 cm. ; scales vary ; Means modified Van der Grinten projection.

Creation Information

[United States.] Army Orientation Course June 22, 1942.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap. Monday, June 22, 1942 : week of June 12 to June 19
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 1, no. 9
  • Added Title: Russia has held the Nazis since June 22, 1941

Description

Front: Text describes action on various war fronts. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Includes inset maps: Strategic distances in the North Pacific ; Attu Island ; the Rat Island group ; Jap drives [in China]. Photographs: Jungle fighting; Battle of Carriers; Planes that hit the enemy; Swimming through flames; Tomahawk takes it.

Back: "These are some of the weapons which checked Hitler's armies." Includes photographs: Moving in column to the attack -- Armored train alert -- Light armored cars -- Anti-aircraft alarm -- Ready to fire -- Formation to the front -- Anti-aircraft machine gun -- Woods used for cover -- Mortar ready to fire -- Amphibian tanks on land... -- Horse-drawn anti-tank gun -- ... and on the sea.

Physical Description

5 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; sheet, 89 x 120 cm. ; scales vary ; Means modified Van der Grinten projection.

Notes

Southern Methodist University's Central University Libraries graciously loaned their copy of this Newsmap for digital imaging.
"Volume 1, No. 9."
"Prepared from public sources of information."
"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1942 - 451482"
Listed in 1942 Monthly Catalog, p. 1099.

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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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Creation Date

  • June 22, 1942

Start & End Dates

  • June 12, 1942 - June 19, 1942

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 4:31 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Jan. 5, 2010, 11:35 a.m.

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[United States.] Army Orientation Course. Newsmap. Monday, June 22, 1942 : week of June 12 to June 19, poster, June 22, 1942; [Washington, D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc973/: accessed February 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.