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Oral History Interview with Vernon Fuller, July 3, 1974

Oral History Interview with Vernon Fuller, July 3, 1974

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Date: July 3, 1974
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Fuller, Vernon
Description: Interview with Navy veteran Vernon Fuller. The interview includes Fuller's personal experiences while aboard the repair ship USS Argonne during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Contributing Partner: UNT Oral History Program
Oral History Interview with Leigh D. Josephson, May 27, 1986

Oral History Interview with Leigh D. Josephson, May 27, 1986

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Date: May 27, 1989
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Josephson, Leigh D.
Description: Interview with executive of Caltex Petroluem Corporation, Leigh D. Josephson, including his personal experiences related to employment with Standard Oil of California, his assignment to Bahrain and transfer to Caltex, the construction of Ras Tanura refinery in Saudi Arabia, and the bombing of the Bapco refinery in Bahrain. Josephson also talks about refinery operations in Bahrain during and after World War II, his various positions and responsibilities with Caltex and Bapco, work in Bahrain and the Philippines, his personal relationship with the Bahraini royal family, and the OPEC and Arab oil embargoes in 1967.
Contributing Partner: UNT Oral History Program
Consumer rationing in World War Two

Consumer rationing in World War Two

Date: 1979
Creator: Massmann, Robert E.
Description: An overview of rationing, ration points, ration books, and ration coupons as instituted in the United States during World War II. Includes examples of ration points and stamps.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
Grinding machines

Grinding machines

Date: November 26, 1940
Creator: United States. Army. Air Corps
Description: This report provides the definition of grinding and discusses different processes, types, and operations of grinding.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Lathes

Lathes

Date: November 29, 1940
Creator: United States. Army. Air Corps
Description: A guide to the operation and maintenance of lathes for general shop work.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
75-mm howitzer materiel.

75-mm howitzer materiel.

Date: June 21, 1941
Creator: United States. Army. Ordnance Department.
Description: This is a World War II-era technical manual for the 75mm Howitzer. It contains information on use, maintenance, assembly, and other aspects of this weapon.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
What are we aiming at? : a forest conservation program.

What are we aiming at? : a forest conservation program.

Date: July 1945
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
Description: Describes the need for a postwar program to increase timber production. Discusses the need for regulated conservation practices, incentives for responsible private forest management, and an increase in public forest land area.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
38 ways to cut costs in the manufacture and sale of consumers' durable goods.

38 ways to cut costs in the manufacture and sale of consumers' durable goods.

Date: 1942
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration.
Description: Suggests cost savings strategies for manufacturers operating under war-time price regulations, with the goal of reducing their need for relief from the Office of Price Administration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Advanced map and aerial photograph reading.

Advanced map and aerial photograph reading.

Date: December 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.
Description: "The purpose of this manual is to provide a text on advanced map and aerial photograph reading for military personnel who throughly understand the basic material in FM 21-25." (Page 1.)
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Aerial photography.

Aerial photography.

Date: July 8, 1941
Creator: United States. War Department.
Description: A training manual designed to teach aerial photography for military purposes.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Aircraft engines.

Aircraft engines.

Date: January 1945
Creator: United States. War Department.
Description: Discusses the principles, classification, description, and construction of internal combustion engines used in military aircraft. Includes instructions for storage of engines.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Aircraft hardware and materials.

Aircraft hardware and materials.

Date: June 11, 1942
Creator: United States. War Department.
Description: Describes the types of "materials and hardware used in aircraft construction and repair."
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Aircraft induction, fuel and oil systems.

Aircraft induction, fuel and oil systems.

Date: February 22, 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.
Description: Describes aircraft engine systems, fuels, and lubricants.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Airship aerodynamics.

Airship aerodynamics.

Date: February 11, 1941
Creator: United States. War Department.
Description: "This manual is designed as a text for the instruction of airship student pilots .... to give the knowledge of aerodynamics essential to the operation of [lighter than air aircraft]."(Page 2.)
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Antiaircraft artillery field manual : examination for gunners.

Antiaircraft artillery field manual : examination for gunners.

Date: December 9, 1943
Creator: United States. War Department.
Description: Outlines the scope of the examination for gunners, to be taken by U.S. Army personnel, U.S. Military Academy cadets, members of R.O.T.C. units, and C.M.T.C. trainees.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Antiaircraft artillery field manual : formations and inspections.

Antiaircraft artillery field manual : formations and inspections.

Date: November 17, 1943
Creator: United States. War Department.
Description: "The purpose of this manual is to prescribe formations and procedures for anti-aircraft artillery units and for ceremonies and inspections."
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Armored infantry battalion.

Armored infantry battalion.

Date: November 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.
Description: Describes "the tactical employment of the armored infantry battalion, both as part of a larger force, and when acting independently."
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Armored infantry company.

Armored infantry company.

Date: November 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.
Description: Describes the organization, tactics, and techniques of the armored infantry rifle company.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Army ground forces light aviation.

Army ground forces light aviation.

Date: September 1947
Creator: United States. War Department.
Description: "This manual is a guide for the military personnel of Army Ground Forces units who are concerned with organic light aviation. It describes the training, tactical employment, administration, maintenance, and supply of Army Ground Forces light aviation" (p. 1). The index begins on page 171.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Army-Navy manual of military government and civil affairs.

Army-Navy manual of military government and civil affairs.

Date: December 22, 1943
Creator: United States. War Department.
Description: A general guide for U.S. armed forces instituting military government in occupied areas.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
The band.

The band.

Date: March 31, 1941
Creator: United States. War Department.
Description: Provides guidance on the organization and duties of the military band.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Cavalry drill regulations, horse.

Cavalry drill regulations, horse.

Date: March 13, 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.
Description: Describes mounted drill for horse cavalry units and organizations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Cavalry drill regulations, mechanized.

Cavalry drill regulations, mechanized.

Date: March 15, 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.
Description: Prescribes drills for general use by any type of mechanized cavalry unit. Also provides instructions for conducting ceremonies and inspections.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Cavalry reconnaissance squadron mechanized.

Cavalry reconnaissance squadron mechanized.

Date: August 28, 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.
Description: A training manual for the cavalry reconnaissance squadron, mechanized. Includes discussions of organization, combat, and logistics.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department