Newsmap. Monday, April 12, 1943 : week of April 2 to April 9, 187th week of the war, 69th week of U.S. participation

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Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Russia, Solomons, New Guinea, Aleutians, Bolivia, Tunisia, Air offensive. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Inset maps show Sicily and Tunis. Includes photographs: Malaria control, Super block-buster [8,000 lb. aerial bomb], Change of ownership [captured Mercedes Benz troop-carrier], Bren-gun carriers support British Grenadiers in Kasserine Pass, Italian troops in the African war zone. Back: The Marine Corps. A unified fighting force. Graphic image shows helmeted Marine soldiers with rifles attacking a tropical island with ships and transport boats in background, as well as various … continued below

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

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[United States.] Army Orientation Course. April 12, 1943.

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This poster is part of the collection entitled: World War Two Collection and was provided by the UNT Libraries Government Documents Department to the UNT Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 311 times. More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap. Monday, April 12, 1943 : week of April 2 to April 9, 187th week of the war, 69th week of U.S. participation
  • Added Title: Newsmap ; v. 1, no. 51
  • Series Title: Newsmap
  • Added Title: The Marine Corps

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Front:
Text describes action on various war fronts: Russia, Solomons, New Guinea, Aleutians, Bolivia, Tunisia, Air offensive.

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

Inset maps show Sicily and Tunis.

Includes photographs: Malaria control, Super block-buster [8,000 lb. aerial bomb], Change of ownership [captured Mercedes Benz troop-carrier], Bren-gun carriers support British Grenadiers in Kasserine Pass, Italian troops in the African war zone.

Back:
The Marine Corps. A unified fighting force. Graphic image shows helmeted Marine soldiers with rifles attacking a tropical island with ships and transport boats in background, as well as various photos of parachutes, bombardments, etc.

Physical Description

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

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"Volume 1, No. 51."
"For The Armed Forces"
"U.S. Government Printing Office: 1943 - 469049"
Listed in 1943 Monthly Catalog, p. 664.

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  • Publication Title: Newsmap
  • Volume: 1
  • Issue: 51

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World War Two Collection

These materials focus on World War II 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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  • April 12, 1943

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  • Oct. 19, 2006, 4:17 p.m.

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[United States.] Army Orientation Course. Newsmap. Monday, April 12, 1943 : week of April 2 to April 9, 187th week of the war, 69th week of U.S. participation, poster, April 12, 1943; Washington, D.C.. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc978/: accessed August 11, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.

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