Newsmap. Monday, June 1, 1942 : week of May 22 to May 29

One of 214 posters in the series: Newsmap available on this site.

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Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Allied raids effective -- Stilwell in India -- Chinese repulse Japs -- Planes sink subs -- Against overconfidence -- Private buys $3,700 war bonds -- U.S. mission in Britain points to new fronts -- Labor will be 'frozen' -- Camacho asks for war -- 'Freeze' fish, razors -- New registration set -- Recruiting for WAAC -- Millions in war work -- Bombers to pop out like Model T's at Willow Run -- Kurdish revolt crushed -- Heavy action at Kharkov -- Himmler's aid wounded -- Axis drive in Libya -- RAF ruins ... continued below

Physical Description

3 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; sheet, 90 x 120 cm. ; scales vary ; Means modified Van der Grinten projection.

Creation Information

[United States]. Army Orientation Course June 1, 1942.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap. Monday, June 1, 1942 : week of May 22 to May 29
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 1, no. 6
  • Added Title: Jap Ground Forces

Description

Front:
Text describes action on various war fronts: Allied raids effective -- Stilwell in India -- Chinese repulse Japs -- Planes sink subs -- Against overconfidence -- Private buys $3,700 war bonds -- U.S. mission in Britain points to new fronts -- Labor will be 'frozen' -- Camacho asks for war -- 'Freeze' fish, razors -- New registration set -- Recruiting for WAAC -- Millions in war work -- Bombers to pop out like Model T's at Willow Run -- Kurdish revolt crushed -- Heavy action at Kharkov -- Himmler's aid wounded -- Axis drive in Libya -- RAF ruins Genoa.

Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world.

Inset maps show area occupied by Japanese troops near Chungking -- Nazi drives and Soviet attacks near Kharkov.

Includes photographs: Beaufort torpedo-bombers under mass production in Australia -- Sec. Hull -- Lt. Gen. Arnold -- Lt. Gen. Somervell -- Rear Adm. Towers -- WAAC officer's winter and summer uniforms and Auxiliary's winter uniform -- Flying B-24 -- Bren Gun carriers in action -- Long-barrelled Russian rifles -- British 25 pounder fires on the enemy in Libya -- Hurricane bomber -- Training for motor torpedo boat service.

Includes 1 cartoon.

Back:
Jap Ground Forces. Includes photographs: On Guard, Support Fire, Surrender, Alley Fight, Loopholes, Barricade, Tanks Over Water, Aim, Mopping Up, Bridge on Land, Far North, Squad Rush, Mud Hole. Inset has text details for each photograph.

Physical Description

3 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; sheet, 90 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. 6."
"Prepared from public sources of information."
"U.S. Government Printing Office: 1942 - 451482"
Listed in 1942 Monthly Catalog, p. 867.

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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 1, 1942

Start & End Dates

  • May 22, 1942 - May 29, 1942

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 4:21 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Jan. 4, 2010, 5:06 p.m.

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[United States]. Army Orientation Course. Newsmap. Monday, June 1, 1942 : week of May 22 to May 29, poster, June 1, 1942; [Washington, D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc976/: accessed May 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.