Newsmap. Monday, January 11, 1943 : week of January 1 to January 8

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

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Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Rabaul, Solomons, Pacific, Wake, New Guinea, Burma, North Africa, Russia, Aleutians. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Includes inset maps: Tunisia; USSR. Photographs: Japanese Bull's eye [a Nip carrier making a perfect circle trying to escape in the Battle of Midway]; "Kamerad" in Tunisia; Waiting for actions on a U.S. carrier; "General winter". Back: "Learn to Recognize These Vehicles" poster gives identifying features and illustrations of various heavy tanks and self-propelled artillery.

Physical Description

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 11, 1943.

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  • [United States.] Army Orientation Course.
    Publisher Info: Distributed by Army Orientation Course, Special Service Division, Services of Supply. Pentagon Bldg., Washington, D. C.
    Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.

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  • Main Title: Newsmap. Monday, January 11, 1943 : week of January 1 to January 8
  • Series Title: Newsmap ; v. 1, no. 38
  • Added Title: Learn to Recognize These Vehicles : Heavy Tanks and Self-Propelled Artillery

Description

Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Rabaul, Solomons, Pacific, Wake, New Guinea, Burma, North Africa, Russia, Aleutians.

Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Includes inset maps: Tunisia; USSR. Photographs: Japanese Bull's eye [a Nip carrier making a perfect circle trying to escape in the Battle of Midway]; "Kamerad" in Tunisia; Waiting for actions on a U.S. carrier; "General winter".

Back: "Learn to Recognize These Vehicles" poster gives identifying features and illustrations of various heavy tanks and self-propelled artillery.

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

Southern Methodist University's Central University Libraries graciously loaned their copy of this Newsmap for digital imaging.

"Volume 1, No. 38"
"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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Creation Date

  • January 11, 1943

Start & End Dates

  • January 1, 1943 - January 8, 1943

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Oct. 19, 2006, 3:39 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 20, 2017, 2:28 p.m.

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[United States.] Army Orientation Course. Newsmap. Monday, January 11, 1943 : week of January 1 to January 8, poster, January 11, 1943; Washington, D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc993/: accessed July 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.