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Oral History Interview with Vernon Fuller, July 3, 1974

Description: Interview with Navy veteran Vernon Fuller. The interview includes Fuller's personal experiences while aboard the repair ship USS Argonne during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
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Date: July 3, 1974
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Fuller, Vernon
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Leigh D. Josephson, May 27, 1986

Description: Interview with executive of Caltex Petroluem Corporation, Leigh D. Josephson, including his personal experiences related to employment with Standard Oil of California, his assignment to Bahrain and transfer to Caltex, the construction of Ras Tanura refinery in Saudi Arabia, and the bombing of the Bapco refinery in Bahrain. Josephson also talks about refinery operations in Bahrain during and after World War II, his various positions and responsibilities with Caltex and Bapco, work in Bahrain and the Philippines, his personal relationship with the Bahraini royal family, and the OPEC and Arab oil embargoes in 1967.
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Date: May 27, 1989
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Josephson, Leigh D.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Consumer rationing in World War Two

Description: An overview of rationing, ration points, ration books, and ration coupons as instituted in the United States during World War II. Includes examples of ration points and stamps.
Date: 1979
Creator: Massmann, Robert E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Grinding machines

Description: This report provides the definition of grinding and discusses different processes, types, and operations of grinding.
Date: November 26, 1940
Creator: United States. Army. Air Corps
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lathes

Description: A guide to the operation and maintenance of lathes for general shop work.
Date: November 29, 1940
Creator: United States. Army. Air Corps
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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

What are we aiming at? : a forest conservation program.

Description: Describes the need for a postwar program to increase timber production. Discusses the need for regulated conservation practices, incentives for responsible private forest management, and an increase in public forest land area.
Date: July 1945
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Aerial photography.

Description: A training manual designed to teach aerial photography for military purposes.
Date: July 8, 1941
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

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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Aircraft induction, fuel and oil systems.

Description: Describes aircraft engine systems, fuels, and lubricants.
Date: February 22, 1944
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

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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Antiaircraft artillery field manual : formations and inspections.

Description: "The purpose of this manual is to prescribe formations and procedures for anti-aircraft artillery units and for ceremonies and inspections."
Date: November 17, 1943
Creator: United States. War Department.
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.
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.
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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The band.

Description: Provides guidance on the organization and duties of the military band.
Date: March 31, 1941
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cavalry drill regulations, horse.

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