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Service of the piece, 8-inch gun M1 and 240-MM howitzer M1.

Description: "This manual prescribes the duties to be performed in the service of the piece [8-inch gun M1 and 240-mm howitzer M1] by the personnel normally assigned to one howitzer of gun section of the firing battery and by other firing battery personnel." Covers both the 8-inch gun M1 and the 240-mm howitzer M1. Prescribes duties to be performed in the service of both pieces of artillery.
Date: February 1946
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

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

Traffic circulation and control.

Description: A manual for military staff responsible for planning and coordinating traffic in war zones, including the movement of "vehicles, animals, foot troops, and civilian refugees."
Date: 1945
Creator: United States. War Department.
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

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

Teletypewriter switching and relay procedure.

Description: Describes Army procedures "for establishment, control, and termination of teletypewriter connections involving one more more manual switching centrals" as well as relaying sets of messages through reperforator centrals.
Date: September 19, 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department