Newsmap. Monday, March 29, 1943 : week of March 19 to March 26, 185th week of the war, 67th week of U.S. participation

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Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Tunisia, Air offensive, Submarines, Southwest Pacific, Russia, China. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Inset maps show Gulf of Gabes region, Moscow region. Includes photographs: Counter attack at Kasserine, New Navy planes, Enemy hospital ship. Back: Gas. 5 gases are illustrated and described; Lewisite, mustard, tear gas, phosgene and clorpicrin.

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

Creation Information

[United States.] Army Orientation Course March 29, 1943.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap. Monday, March 29, 1943 : week of March 19 to March 26, 185th week of the war, 67th week of U.S. participation
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 1, no. 49
  • Added Title: Gas

Description

Front:
Text describes action on various war fronts: Tunisia, Air offensive, Submarines, Southwest Pacific, Russia, China.

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

Inset maps show Gulf of Gabes region, Moscow region.

Includes photographs: Counter attack at Kasserine, New Navy planes, Enemy hospital ship.

Back:
Gas. 5 gases are illustrated and described; Lewisite, mustard, tear gas, phosgene and clorpicrin.

Physical Description

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

Notes

"Volume 1, No. 49"
"For The Armed Forces"
"Prepared from public sources of information."
"U.S. Government Printing Office: 1943 - 469049"
Listed in 1943 Monthly Catalog, p.523.

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World War Two Collection

These materials focus on WWII 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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  • March 29, 1943

Start & End Dates

  • March 19, 1943 - March 26, 1943

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 4:09 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 20, 2017, 2:31 p.m.

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[United States.] Army Orientation Course. Newsmap. Monday, March 29, 1943 : week of March 19 to March 26, 185th week of the war, 67th week of U.S. participation, poster, March 29, 1943; Washington, D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc981/: accessed October 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.