Engineer soldier's handbook. Page: 87
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ENGINEER SOLDIER'S HANDBOOK
1. Make one-half of clove hitch.
2. Take one complete turn around block.
3. Make second half of clove hitch.
4. Pull cord tight, pushing strands together.
5. Cord should fit snugly against block and three complete loops
around block should be in contact as much as possible.
FIGURE 93.---Fastening detonating cord to TNT block.
the head of a match. Keep the match head in contact with
the powder train, but allow a bit of the head to protrude.
The abrasive side of a match box rubbed against the match
will ignite the fuze (fig. 100).
I 53. ELECTRIC CONNECTIONS.---a. Cap wires are insulated by
a coating of varnish on the wires and fabric cover. Figures
101 and 102 show how to make splices with electric wires.
b. Testing a circuit.-(1) To test a circuit use a galvanom-
eter. The firing wire should be tested before it is connected
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United States. War Department. Engineer soldier's handbook., book, June 2, 1943; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28313/m1/93/: accessed February 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.