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 Collection: World War Two Collection
Tactics and technique of division artillery and higher artillery echelons.

Tactics and technique of division artillery and higher artillery echelons.

Date: May 24, 1944
Creator: United States. War Dept.
Description: Describes the mission, organization, and principles of employment of the field artillery unit.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Cavalry drill regulations, mechanized.

Cavalry drill regulations, mechanized.

Date: March 15, 1944
Creator: United States. War Dept.
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
Airship aerodynamics.

Airship aerodynamics.

Date: February 11, 1941
Creator: United States. War Dept.
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
Tactical employment : tank destroyer unit.

Tactical employment : tank destroyer unit.

Date: July 18, 1944
Creator: United States. War Dept.
Description: "This manual is a guide to the tactical employment of tank destroyer units both self-propelled and towed." (Page 1.)
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
War in the Pacific: A Chronology January 1, 1941 through September 30, 1945

War in the Pacific: A Chronology January 1, 1941 through September 30, 1945

Date: March 2014
Creator: Hyland, George O., III
Description: Text outlining major events in the Pacific Theater throughout World War II, organized by date. It also includes text for the Instrument of Surrender, appendices containing military and war data, a bibliography, and list of related Web sites.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Service of the piece, 8-inch gun M1 and 240-MM howitzer M1.

Service of the piece, 8-inch gun M1 and 240-MM howitzer M1.

Date: February 1946
Creator: United States. War Dept.
Description: "This manual prescribes the duties to be performed in the service of the piece [8-inch gun M1 and 240-mm howitzer M1] by the personnel normally assigned to one howitzer of gun section of the firing battery and by other firing battery personnel." Covers both the 8-inch gun M1 and the 240-mm howitzer M1. Prescribes duties to be performed in the service of both pieces of artillery.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Service of the piece, 155-MM gun M2, truck-drawn and tractor-drawn.

Service of the piece, 155-MM gun M2, truck-drawn and tractor-drawn.

Date: January 1946
Creator: United States. War Dept.
Description: "This manual prescribes the duties to be performed in the service of the piece [155-mm gun M2] by the personnel normally assigned to one gun section of a firing battery."
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Oral History Interview with Jean Balch, October 12, 1996

Oral History Interview with Jean Balch, October 12, 1996

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Date: October 12, 1996
Creator: Alexander, William J. & Balch, Jean
Description: Interview with Navy veteran Jean Balch. The interview includes Balch's personal experiences about the Pacific theater, being a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese during World War II, boot camp, radio, radar, and gunnery school, operations during the Leyte invasion, missions over Luzon, and raids on Japanese installations on Formosa and Saigon, French Indo-China. Additionally, Balch talks about his plane being shot down on a raid to Hong Kong and his capture on January 16, 1945, interrogations and beatings by the Kempei-tai, imprisonment at Ofuna, Honshu, solitary confinement for six months and continued interrogation, beatings by Japanese prison guards, starvation diet, the end of the war and liberation, and his participation in the war crimes trials held by the International Military Tribunal.
Contributing Partner: UNT Oral History Program
Oral History Interview with Frank H. Bigelow, June 13, 2002

Oral History Interview with Frank H. Bigelow, June 13, 2002

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Date: June 13, 2002
Creator: Alexander, William J. & Bigelow, Frank H.
Description: Interview with Navy veteran Frank H. Bigelow, survivor of the siege of Corregidor. The interview includes Bigelow's personal experiences about being a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese during World War II, boyhood in North Dakota, various jobs during the Great Depression, and enlisting in the Navy. Additionally, Bigelow speaks about volunteering for duty in the Philippines and his assignment to the submarine tender USS Canopus, pre-war military life in the Philippines, the Japanese bombing of Cavite Navy Yard and the destruction of the Canopus, retreating to Bataan and to Corregidor, the fall of Corregidor, his confinement in the 92nd Garage area, the forced march down Dewey Boulevard in Manila and confinement at Cabanatuan, hell ship to Japan, coal mining for Mitsui Heavy Industries, the amputation of his leg by fellow prisoners after a mining accident, liberation, and the destruction in Nagasaki due to the atomic bomb. The interview includes an appendix with an article titled "A Soldier's Story."
Contributing Partner: UNT Oral History Program
Oral History Interview with Harlan W. Crouse, July 2, 2004

Oral History Interview with Harlan W. Crouse, July 2, 2004

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Date: July 2, 2004
Creator: Alexander, William J. & Crouse, Harlan W.
Description: Interview with Army veteran Harlan W. Crouse. The interview includes Crouse's personal experiences about combat in the Philippines during World War II, the Japanese surrender in Yokohama Harbor, and being present during the post-war U.S. occupation of Japan.
Contributing Partner: UNT Oral History Program
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