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75-mm howitzer materiel.

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.
Date: June 21, 1941
Creator: United States. Army. Ordnance Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ordnance maintenance : 155-mm gun motor carriage M40 and 8 in. howitzer motor carriage M43 hull and suspension.

Description: Contains a description of procedures for "inspection and repair, and necessary disassembly and assembly of hull and track suspension group." This information pertains only to 155-mm gun motor carriage and the 8-inch howitzer motor carriage.
Date: October 1947
Creator: United States. War Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Aircraft engines.

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

Airship aerodynamics.

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.)
Date: February 11, 1941
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Aircraft woodwork.

Description: Discusses woodworking in aircraft manufacturing in general, and in detail the characteristics of wood, the glue and hardware necessary, hand tools and machines, as well as repair of the aircraft.
Date: December 22, 1942
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Airplane inspection guide.

Description: "The purpose of this manual is to furnish to mechanics, inspectors, and other personnel, ..., the necessary information relative to the inspection of airplanes, airplane engines, and auxiliary equipment."
Date: August 17, 1943
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Physiological aspects of flying.

Description: "The purpose of this manual is to endeavor to explain in everyday terms the various physical and physiological problems that arise during flying, and to give in detail the latest knowledge of proved solutions to these problems." (--Page 2.)
Date: September 25, 1943
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railway shop battalion.

Description: "This manual explains the organization and operation of railway shop battalion for employment on a standard military railway. Its purpose is to assist railway shop battalion officers in the training and operation of their units, and to guide command and staff officers charged with the employment of railway shop battalions."
Date: November 29, 1940
Creator: United States. War Department. Office of the Chief of Engineers.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Inspections and preventive maintenance services for buildings and structures, grounds, roads and pavements, railroads

Description: "This Technical Manual provides information to help the post engineer formulate and carry out a preventative maintenance program for buildings, structures, roads, runways, railroads, grounds, pest control, and related phases of real property maintenance."
Date: September 1946
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pneumatic ponton bridge M3

Description: Discusses the purpose and usage of the pneumatic pontoon bridge M3 by infantry in the field. Covers construction, deployment, and maintenance.
Date: April 19, 1943
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Vocational teaching.

Description: "This manual is designed to help officers in the armed forces, enlisted men, or civilian instructors who are to teach for the first time." Discusses student characteristics, various aspects of teaching, and testing.
Date: September 30, 1943
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Construction of weather maps, charts and diagrams

Description: "This supplement outlines in detail the methods for plotting of observation data, for entry of analysis, and for preparation of supplementary maps, charts, and diagrams for all Army Air Forces weather stations."
Date: February 2, 1943
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Airplane structures.

Description: Describes structural details of service airplanes used by the Army Air Corps, sufficient for personnel to perform inspection and maintenance of their equipment.
Date: October 29, 1941
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Livens projector MI.

Description: "This manual is intended for the using services. It gives all necessary information about the construction, function, and identification of all standard materiel pertaining to the Livens projector MI assembly, with directions for shipping and storage."
Date: August 21, 1942
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department