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 Collection: World War Two Collection
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 Rare Book and Texana Collections
Supply, evacuation, and trains, armored units.

Supply, evacuation, and trains, armored units.

Date: April 1945
Creator: United States. War Dept.
Description: An Army field manual "designed as a supply and evacuation guide for armored units.... Covers supply of armored units, evacuation of personnel, prisoners of war, vehicles, and salvage; rail and water transportation and trains in theater of operations."
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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 Dept.
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 Dept.
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