Newsmap. Monday, May 25, 1942 : week of May 15 to May 22 Metadata

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  • Main Title Newsmap. Monday, May 25, 1942 : week of May 15 to May 22
  • Added Title Know Your Enemies: the Nazi Army
  • Series Title Newsmap ; v. 1, no. 5


  • Distributor: [United States]. Army Orientation Course
    Creator Type: Organization


  • Name: [United States. War Department. Public Relations Bureau. Published by Orientation Course Section]
    Place of Publication: [Washington, D.C.]


  • Creation: 1942-05-25
  • 2006-07-20


  • English


  • Content Description: Front : Text describes action on various war fronts: Axis hunts Shangri La -- Shadow on Australia -- New threat to China -- Gandhi still passive -- More Yanks in Ireland -- U.S. gets Panama bases -- Spain would trade -- Island volcano erupts -- Axis people grumble -- Axis battles Chetniks -- Air travel curtailed -- Prinz Eugen torpedoes -- Attack on Kharkov -- Vichy downs RAF planes -- Africa drive hinted -- Malta counts bombings. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Inset maps show the Burma Road and a map of a portion of Europe overlaying a map of the United States. U.S. cities are shown in italics, European cities in capitals. Includes photographs: Doolittle did much -- North American B-25 -- Gandhi opposes [scorched earth policy] -- School of 'tin fish' ready for their deadly work -- Shell casings stacked in Moscow factory -- Rommel might move -- Catalinas from America keep an eye on the Mediterranean -- RAF salvages wrecked planes from desert. Includes 1 cartoon. Back: Know Your Enemies: the Nazi Army. Includes photographs: Supporting Fire, Howitzer in Action, Moving Up, Mountain Troops, Tank Destroyer, Anti-Aircraft Alert, No. 2 Man, Quick Crossing, Battle Practice, Flame Thrower, Mopping Up. 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.


  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Maps.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: War posters, American.

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Place Name: Germany
  • Start Date: 1942-05-15
  • End Date: 1942-05-22
  • Place Name: Africa
  • Place Name: Australia/Oceania
  • Place Name: Central America and Caribbean
  • Place Name: Central Asia
  • Place Name: East & Southeast Asia
  • Place Name: Europe
  • Place Name: Middle East
  • Place Name: North America
  • Place Name: South America
  • Place Name: South Asia
  • Place Name: Japan
  • Place Name: Australia
  • Place Name: China
  • Place Name: India
  • Place Name: Mexico
  • Place Name: Ireland
  • Place Name: Panama
  • Place Name: Spain
  • Place Name: United States - Alaska
  • Place Name: United States
  • Place Name: Serbia and Montenegro
  • Place Name: England
  • Place Name: Ukraine - Char'kov Oblast - Kharkov
  • Place Name: Malta


  • Name: World War Two Collection
    Code: WWII
  • Name: World War Two Newsmaps
    Code: NMAP


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Poster


  • Image


  • OCLC: 62471126
  • Government Documents No.: W 107.7:1/5
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc980


  • Display Note: Southern Methodist University's Central University Libraries graciously loaned their copy of this Newsmap for digital imaging. "Volume 1, No. 5" "Prepared from public sources of information." "U.S. Government Printing Office : 1942 - 451482
  • Digital Preservation: creationAppName: Adobe Photoshop creationAppVersion: 7 creationHardware: BetterLight Super8K