Newsmap. Monday, February 22, 1943 : week of February 12 to February 19, 180th week of the war, 62nd 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: Russia, New Guinea, Solomons, China, Pacific and Far East, French fleet, North Africa. Large world map is keyed to text. Includes table: Great Circle Distances in Statute Miles. Inset maps show Tunisia and Russia. Includes 8 photographs. Back: Poster provides recognition cues and front and profile drawings of Allied and Axis light tanks and self-propelled weapons. Includes range scale.

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3 maps : col. and b&w ; on sheet 89 x 120 cm. ; scales vary ; Van der Grinten projection

Creation Information

[United States.] Army Orientation Course February 22, 1943.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap. Monday, February 22, 1943 : week of February 12 to February 19, 180th week of the war, 62nd week of U.S. participation
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 1, no. 44
  • Added Title: Learn to Recognize these Vehicles : Light Tanks and Self-Propelled Weapons

Description

Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Russia, New Guinea, Solomons, China, Pacific and Far East, French fleet, North Africa. Large world map is keyed to text. Includes table: Great Circle Distances in Statute Miles. Inset maps show Tunisia and Russia. Includes 8 photographs.

Back: Poster provides recognition cues and front and profile drawings of Allied and Axis light tanks and self-propelled weapons. Includes range scale.

Physical Description

3 maps : col. and b&w ; on sheet 89 x 120 cm. ; scales vary ; Van der Grinten projection

Notes

"Volume 1, No. 44"
"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 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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  • February 22, 1943

Start & End Dates

  • February 12, 1943 - February 19, 1943

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 3:56 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 20, 2017, 2:28 p.m.

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[United States.] Army Orientation Course. Newsmap. Monday, February 22, 1943 : week of February 12 to February 19, 180th week of the war, 62nd week of U.S. participation, poster, February 22, 1943; Washington, D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc986/: accessed August 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.