Elementary map and aerial photograph reading

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This manual covers elementary map reading, conventional signs and military symbols, distances and scales, directions adn azimuths, coordinates, relief, slopes, profiles and visibility, map reading in the field, and aerial photograph reading to an extent sufficient to permit soldiers adn platoon leaders to read aerial photographs and aerial mosaics.

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116 p., ill., diagrs., maps Enclosed at end: Change 1 (20)

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United States. War Department. August 15, 1944.

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This manual covers elementary map reading, conventional signs and military symbols, distances and scales, directions adn azimuths, coordinates, relief, slopes, profiles and visibility, map reading in the field, and aerial photograph reading to an extent sufficient to permit soldiers adn platoon leaders to read aerial photographs and aerial mosaics.

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116 p., ill., diagrs., maps
Enclosed at end: Change 1 (20)

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These materials focus on the World War II era from 1939 to 1945, and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials that were actually created during the time period, the collection may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project

An ongoing project, A-to-Z encompasses U.S. federal government documents published prior to 1960. We are digitizing the documents alphabetically, starting with the call number A, which includes agricultural documents. By popular demand, the A-to-Z Collection also contains vintage War Department field manuals and technical manuals.

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  • August 15, 1944

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  • Aug. 7, 2012, 1:52 p.m.

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  • April 29, 2016, 6:30 p.m.

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United States. War Department. Elementary map and aerial photograph reading, book, August 15, 1944; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96653/: accessed May 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.