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Radiotelephone procedure

Description: "The purpose of this manual is to acquaint radio operators and pilots of the Army Air Forces with radiotelephone procedure"
Date: March 20, 1943
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Command and employment of air power.

Description: Discusses the relationship of land and air forces and doctrine of command and employment in regards to air power as well as five aspects of air command.
Date: July 21, 1943
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Dog transportation.

Description: A manual describing the use of sled dogs as a means of military transportation in Arctic regions.
Date: August 19, 1943
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Radio communication.

Description: Discusses "radio communication fundamentals and the methods and technique involved in the installation and operation of radio communication equipment."
Date: January 28, 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Small boats and harbor craft.

Description: A manual for U.S. Army sailors assigned to the Harbor Boat Service. Describes company organization, duties of personnel, equipment used, and basic seamanship.
Date: January 31, 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Transportation Corps : railway-operating battalion.

Description: Describes "the organization and operation of the railway-operating battalion upon a railway operated by the Military Railway Service. Its purpose is to assist military railway officers in the training and operation of their units and to guide command and staff officers charged with their employment."
Date: February 4, 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Field fortifications

Description: "This manual describes field fortification methods and gives details of construction of entrenchments, emplacements, and shelters. It also outlines the principles of terrain appreciation which apply to field fortifications, and explains how to combine individual field fortifications into a unified system by means of organization of the ground."
Date: February 14, 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Umpire manual.

Description: Describes procedures to be used by umpires in military exercises used in the training of ground forces.
Date: March 31, 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Watermanship

Description: "The purpose of this manual is three-fold: a. To give you those basic principles of watermanship that will enable you to meet with confidence any emergency that may arise. b. To teach you certain fundamental practices used during small landing-craft operations. c. To show you how to swim small lakes or rivers under combat conditions."
Date: April 25, 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Forward observation.

Description: "This manual provides instructions for training commissioned or enlisted personnel in the tactics and techniques of forward observation."
Date: August 10, 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Elementary map and aerial photograph reading

Description: 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.
Date: August 15, 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department