Newsmap. Monday, January 25, 1943 : week of January 15 to January 22

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

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Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Tripoli, Western Europe, Guadalcanal, New Guinea, Pacific and Far East, Russia, Chile, Iraq. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Inset maps: Tunisia/Libya ; Russian Front. Photographs: North Africa; Forward positions: Guadalcanal; Not in "Mein Kampf" [retreating German panzers struggling through mud]; Jap ships feel U.S. air blows. Back: Poster illustrating Italian Navy uniforms and insignia. Includes Italian pronunciation chart.

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3 maps on 1 sheet : col. and b&w ; sheet 89 x 120 cm. ; scales vary ; Means modified Van der Grinten projection

Creation Information

[United States.] Army Orientation Course January 25, 1943.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap. Monday, January 25, 1943 : week of January 15 to January 22
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 1, no. 40
  • Added Title: Italian Navy Uniforms and Insignia

Description

Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Tripoli, Western Europe, Guadalcanal, New Guinea, Pacific and Far East, Russia, Chile, Iraq.

Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Inset maps: Tunisia/Libya ; Russian Front.

Photographs: North Africa; Forward positions: Guadalcanal; Not in "Mein Kampf" [retreating German panzers struggling through mud]; Jap ships feel U.S. air blows.

Back: Poster illustrating Italian Navy uniforms and insignia. Includes Italian pronunciation chart.

Physical Description

3 maps on 1 sheet : col. and b&w ; sheet 89 x 120 cm. ; scales vary ; Means modified Van der Grinten projection

Notes

"Volume 1, No. 40"
"from public sources of information"
"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1943 - 469049"
Listed in 1943 Monthly Catalog, p. 251.

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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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  • January 25, 1943

Start & End Dates

  • January 15, 1943 - January 22, 1942

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 3:46 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 20, 2017, 2:28 p.m.

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[United States.] Army Orientation Course. Newsmap. Monday, January 25, 1943 : week of January 15 to January 22, poster, January 25, 1943; Washington, D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc990/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.