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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.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Aircraft hardware and materials.

Description: Describes the types of "materials and hardware used in aircraft construction and repair."
Date: June 11, 1942
Creator: United States. War Department.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Aircraft insignia.

Description: Twenty different types of airplanes fly across the scene, each with distinct markings. The main background is of clouds in the sky. The border is comprised of insignia of aircraft from 47 countries.
Date: 1943
Creator: Coggins, Jack
Item Type: Poster
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.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

All the ear-marks of a sneaky Jap! : don't discuss your job!

Description: Black & white cartoon drawing of two men talking. One hushes the other, while pointing upward at a drawing of a human ear centered on a Japanese flag design. In the background is a large ship and a factory. Two flags fly over the factory: One with an "E" on it, and another with "RCA" on it.
Date: unknown
Creator: Alexander.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Am I proud! : I'm fighting famine-- by canning food at home.

Description: This is a color poster with a 1/4" inch border. A dark-haired woman with a wide-eyed expression holds three large glass jars of vegetables in her arms. Three more jars can be seen at the lower area of the picture. The woman wears a ruffled apron.
Date: 1946
Creator: Williams, Dick.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

America calling : take your place in civilian defense.

Description: Red and white text, with a civil defense insignia in the middle of the poster. Civil Defense insignia is a red "CD" in white triangle on a blue circle.
Date: 1941
Creator: Matter, Herbert, 1907-1984.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

American Junior Red Cross.

Description: A color illustration of a neatly dressed young man and woman. The young man holds a raised Red Cross flag in one hand; his other hand is raised and index finger extended. The young woman wears a yellow dress and carries a Red Cross box, a wooden board-game box, and a child's dress in her arms. A town is seen in the background.
Date: [1943]
Creator: Humphrey, Walter Beach, 1892-1966.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Americans suffer when careless talk kills!

Description: Color illustration of an older man in overalls, with his arm around a weeping older woman in a simple dress and apron. The woman holds a "Western Union" telegram and wipes her tears with her apron skirt. On the wall behind them hangs a service flag with a blue star centered on a white background, with a red border. (A blue star signifies a family member who is alive and serving in the war.)
Date: 1943
Creator: Anderson, Harry Martin
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

America's answer! : production.

Description: Drawing of a gloved hand holding a gray wrench, turning the "o" in the word "production" which is shaped like a bolt.
Date: 1942
Creator: Carlu, Jean.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

And we talk about sacrifice : buy war bonds.

Description: Picture of a woman weeping. Her face looks haggard, and she wears a red kerchief on her head. In the background, smoke rises from ruins.
Date: 1943
Creator: Couillard, R.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

And we talk about sacrifice : buy war bonds.

Description: Color image of a woman weeping. Her face looks haggard, and she wears a red kerchief on her head. In the background, smoke rises from ruins.
Date: 1943
Creator: Couillard, R.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Antiaircraft artillery field manual : examination for gunners.

Description: Outlines the scope of the examination for gunners, to be taken by U.S. Army personnel, U.S. Military Academy cadets, members of R.O.T.C. units, and C.M.T.C. trainees.
Date: December 9, 1943
Creator: United States. War Department.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

"Arise Americans" : your country and your liberty are in grave danger -- protect them now by joining the-- United States Navy or the U.S. Naval Reserve.

Description: A sailor in a white uniform uses a wrench on a large weapon or equipment. A blue border with white stars surrounds the top and sides of the picture. The bottom half of the poster is red, with white and blue text.
Date: June 18, 1941
Creator: Barclay, McClelland.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Armored infantry battalion.

Description: Describes "the tactical employment of the armored infantry battalion, both as part of a larger force, and when acting independently."
Date: November 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Armored infantry company.

Description: Describes the organization, tactics, and techniques of the armored infantry rifle company.
Date: November 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Army ground forces light aviation.

Description: "This manual is a guide for the military personnel of Army Ground Forces units who are concerned with organic light aviation. It describes the training, tactical employment, administration, maintenance, and supply of Army Ground Forces light aviation" (p. 1). The index begins on page 171.
Date: September 1947
Creator: United States. War Department.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Army is counting on you for more metal.

Description: A group of weary soldiers covered in dirt. Profuse sweat can be seen on the face of the soldier in front.
Date: 1943
Creator: Keppler, Victor
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Art education in "schools at war" : school art sells bonds -- builds victory.

Description: The poster is a collage of several black and white images that surround a central image. The central image around which all of these vignettes are arranged depicts an heraldic shield that has five red stars on a black stripe. The image below this shield is of the Concord Minute Man statue.
Date: 1943
Creator: Longyear, William Levwyn, 1899-
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department