Newsmap. Monday, March 1, 1943 : week of February 19 to February 26, 181st week of the war, 63rd week of U.S. participation

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

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Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: North Africa, Russia, Burma-China, New Guinea, Solomons, Aleutians, Sinkings (sea losses). Large world map is keyed to text. Includes table: Great Circle Distances in Statute Miles. Inset map shows Tunisia. Includes photos: Nazi Panzers in Bizerte, Air base at Dakar, Hold on Kharkov, Hunting enemy submarines. Back: Poster provides recognition cues and front and profile drawings of Allied and Axis heavy, medium, and light armored cars. Includes range scale.

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2 maps on 1 sheet : some col. ; sheet 89 x 120 cm. ; scales vary ; Van der Grinten projection

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[United States.] Army Orientation Course March 1, 1943.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap. Monday, March 1, 1943 : week of February 19 to February 26, 181st week of the war, 63rd week of U.S. participation
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 1, no. 45
  • Added Title: Learn to Recognize These Vehicles : Heavy, Medium and Light Armored Cars

Description

Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: North Africa, Russia, Burma-China, New Guinea, Solomons, Aleutians, Sinkings (sea losses). Large world map is keyed to text. Includes table: Great Circle Distances in Statute Miles. Inset map shows Tunisia. Includes photos: Nazi Panzers in Bizerte, Air base at Dakar, Hold on Kharkov, Hunting enemy submarines.

Back: Poster provides recognition cues and front and profile drawings of Allied and Axis heavy, medium, and light armored cars. Includes range scale.

Physical Description

2 maps on 1 sheet : some col. ; sheet 89 x 120 cm. ; scales vary ; Van der Grinten projection

Notes

"Volume 1, No. 45"
"For the Armed Forces"
"Prepared from public sources of information"
"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1943 - 469049"
Listed in 1943 Monthly Catalog, p. 386.

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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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  • March 1, 1943

Start & End Dates

  • February 19, 1943 - February 26, 1943

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 3:59 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Jan. 8, 2010, 5:03 p.m.

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[United States.] Army Orientation Course. Newsmap. Monday, March 1, 1943 : week of February 19 to February 26, 181st week of the war, 63rd week of U.S. participation, poster, March 1, 1943; Washington, D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc985/: accessed February 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.