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Advanced map and aerial photograph reading.

Description: "The purpose of this manual is to provide a text on advanced map and aerial photograph reading for military personnel who throughly understand the basic material in FM 21-25." (Page 1.)
Date: December 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.
Item Type: Book
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

Be a cadet nurse : the girl with a future.

Description: Color poster of two women in cadet nurse uniforms (probably two views of the same woman). The woman on the left wears a military-style uniform with blue jacket and cap. The woman on the right wears a white nurse's uniform with a nurse's cap. Both women are wearing cadet nurse shoulder patches and caduceus (medical symbol) pins.
Date: 1944
Creator: Whitcomb, Jon.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Because somebody talked!

Description: Color poster shows a sad cocker spaniel with its head resting on sailor's collar on back of a blue chair. On the wall behind the chair hangs a "Gold Star" service flag with a red border, white center and yellow star in the middle. A gold star on a service flag signifies a family member who has died in war.
Date: 1944
Creator: Heyman, Wesley
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Because somebody talked!

Description: Color poster shows a sad cocker spaniel with its head resting on sailor's collar on back of a blue chair. On the wall behind the chair hangs a "Gold Star" service flag with a red border, white center, and yellow star in the middle. A gold star on a service flag signifies a family member who has died in war.
Date: 1944
Creator: Heyman, Wesley
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bracelet: World War II Souvenir (Italy)

Description: Aluminum bracelet formed as 1 large and six small oval plaques joined by flattened links. Large plaque with engraved images of eagles framing a view of the bay of Naples, inscribed "NAPLES". Other links with engraved views of various locations in Italy and one with a view of a camel and a palm tree labeled "AFRICA". One link with date 1944.
Date: 1944
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Cavalry drill regulations, horse.

Description: Describes mounted drill for horse cavalry units and organizations.
Date: March 13, 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cavalry drill regulations, mechanized.

Description: Prescribes drills for general use by any type of mechanized cavalry unit. Also provides instructions for conducting ceremonies and inspections.
Date: March 15, 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cavalry reconnaissance squadron mechanized.

Description: A training manual for the cavalry reconnaissance squadron, mechanized. Includes discussions of organization, combat, and logistics.
Date: August 28, 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Chemical decontamination company.

Description: Describes the organization, training, and operations of the Chemical Decontamination Company.
Date: September 1, 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

College women in the WAC.

Description: Poster of three photographs with text descriptions, each showing three young women (seniors from the Vassar College Class of 1944) involved in various Women's Army Corps recruitment activities: trying on a WAC hat, signing up for WAC, and pledging the oath of enlistment. The young women wear cardigan sweaters, skirts, and loafers. Older women in WAC uniforms appear in two of the photographs. The three students who appear in the photos are: Marjorie Maddox, Maud Banks, and Joan Trumbull. The two servicewomen are: Private First Class Gladys A. Francis, Major Lucille Van Bolt, and Second Lieutenant Elizabeth M. Whitmore.
Date: [1944]
Creator: United States. Army. Women's Army Corps.
Item Type: Poster
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.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Every child needs a good school lunch : the War Food Administration will help your community start a school lunch program.

Description: Color poster shows a graphic image of a boy and girl playing baseball. A school house can be seen in the background. In the foreground is superimposed a black & white photograph of a boy eating at a table. He has a plate of cooked food, a glass of milk, and fruit. He wears overalls and a striped shirt.
Date: 1944
Creator: Johnson.
Item Type: Poster
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.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fire away! : buy extra bonds.

Description: Color poster of two sailors on a Navy ship at sea. One sailor is using a search light and the other is looking through binoculars. The sailors wear blue jackets and knitted "watch caps". A U.S. flag can be seen on the ship deck below.
Date: 1944
Creator: Schreiber, Georges, 1904-1977.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

For work, for play, 3 "squares" a day : eat the Basic 7 way.

Description: A series of silhouette images against blue, red, and yellow backgrounds: man using industrial machine, woman washing, boy hoeing; man with fishing pole, woman with tennis racket, boy with baseball bat; man seated eating at table, woman standing and handing steaming dish to boy seated at table.
Date: 1944
Creator: Jung, Ted.
Item Type: Poster
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.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

French Resistance helps throttle the Boche.

Description: Black & white photograph of of a soldier in a helmet being choked by two hands. The soldier's face is tinted green; the hands are not. The poster background is in shades of blue, white, and red. A red flame design shoots up along the right side of the photo, and a white flame design is superimposed on the hands.
Date: [1944]
Creator: Louvat, R.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Have you really tried to save gas by getting into a car club?

Description: Close-up of a soldier's face. He wears a helmet which is unstrapped. A white bandage can be seen on his forehead under the helmet. Blood drips down the side of his face from the bandage to his jaw.
Date: 1944
Creator: Von Schmidt, Harold, 1893-1982.
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department