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War posters, American
|Material Type:||Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Map, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Herbert Block; United States. Army Service Forces. Special Service Division.; United States. Bureau of Naval Personnel. Educational Services Section.; United States. Army Air Forces. Publications Division.
|Notes:||Map: "Strategic air distances across the Mediterranean" shows radial distances with concentric circles at 200 mile intervals from Bizerte, Tunisia and Cirenaica region of Libya.
Relief shown by landform drawings.
"Volume II no. 16."
War fronts: Italy, Sicily, Rumania, Russia, Germany, Burma-China, Southwest Pacific.
Includes 9 photographs: Army engineers building a drydock in the Aluetians -- A Tommy reads "Soldier's guide to Sicily"--Royal Artillery Detachment stationed north of Syracuse, Sicily examines damage done by Italians to a mobile anti-aircraft train -- Nazis surrender to U.S. infantrymen near Carlentini -- Junkers-290 transport shot down by an RAF Marauder near the coast of Bastia, Corsica -- U.S. Marines push a generator into position near Munda -- Japanese interpreters of the U.S. Army decipher papers found on a wounded Japanese officer -- A winch pulls a mud-splattered jeep free on Rendova -- 155mm rifle sends rounds into Munda from Rendova Island.
On verso: The long, tough fight ahead : beyond sunny Italy! [Illustration by Herbert Block and a quote from the President of the United States, July 28, 1943: "I confess that I myself am sometimes bewildered by conflicting statements that I see in the press ... "].
"Prepared from public sources of information."
"U.S. Government Printing Office: 1943 - 538110."
|Description:||1 map : color ; 42 x 86 cm, on sheet 90 x 120 cm|
|Cartographic Mathematical Data:||Scale [ca. 1:4,400,000]; (W 10Â°00Ê¹--E 39Â°00Ê¹/N 48Â°00Ê¹--N 30Â°00Ê¹).|
|Other Titles:||Monday, August 9, 1943 :|
|Responsibility:||prepared and distributed by Army Orientation Course, Special Service Division, Army Service Forces, War Dept.|
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Maps.
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe -- Maps.
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Mediterranean Region -- Maps.
- World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Pictorial works.
- Europe -- Maps.
- Mediterranean Region -- Maps.
- Military campaigns.
- Mediterranean Region.
- United States.