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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

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

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

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

Orientation

Description: Provides a text and reference book covering the principles of orientation. Orientation is defined as "the accurate location of datum points and the establishment of lines of known length and direction".
Date: July 15, 1941
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Roofing : repairs and utilities

Description: "This technical manual discusses the principal causes of failures of roofs on Army Buildings, outlines methods of repairing and renovating roofs and flashings, and describes reroofing."
Date: June 1945
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plumbing : repairs and utilities

Description: "This manual prescribes materials and methods used to operate, maintain, and repair plumbing systems in Army buildings. Installation details covering alterations and additions to existing facilities are also discussed."
Date: December 1945
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Electro-surgical unit, portable.

Description: A guide to the assembly, operation, maintenance, and packing of the Portable Electro-Surgical Unit issued by the Army Medical Department.
Date: August 30, 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department