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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

Chemical decontamination company.

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

Command and employment of air power.

Description: Discusses the relationship of land and air forces and doctrine of command and employment in regards to air power as well as five aspects of air command.
Date: July 21, 1943
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

Domestic disturbances

Description: "This manual presents the principles for the employment of troops during domestic disturbances and the essential substances of the more important laws relating to the employment of military forces in the aid of civil authorities with the applicable War Department policies"
Date: July 30, 1945
Creator: United States. War Department.
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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Engineer soldier's handbook.

Description: Describes the tools and tasks of the engineer soldier. Includes a proficiency test for soldiers in training.
Date: June 2, 1943
Creator: United States. War Department.
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.
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

Heat treating and inspection of metals

Description: This report discusses these topics: I. Principles of heat treating -- II. Heat-treating equipment -- III. General heat treatment of steel -- IV. Specific heat treatments for aircraft steels -- V. General heat treatment of aluminum alloys -- VII. Hardness testing -- VIII. Magnaflux inspection.
Date: September 10, 1941
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Military police in towns and cities

Description: "This manual is designed to furnish a guide for officers and enlisted men assigned the mission of patrolling civil communities, and is limited to those principles and techniques which they must know and apply.
Date: January 1945
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Military transportation service in theaters of operations.

Description: A training guide describing "the mission, functions, policies, organization, and operation of the military transportation service in theaters of operations. "
Date: December 1945
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Photomail operation.

Description: Describes procedures for signal photomail (microfilmed mail) service operations. Includes instructions for handling V-mail (personal correspondence) as well as official War Department photomail.
Date: April 1945
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Quartermaster depot company, supply.

Description: Discusses the mission of the quartermaster depot company, supply, and how it is organized and operated.
Date: October 1945
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Quartermaster operations.

Description: Describes the organization and functions of the U.S. Army Quartermaster Corps.
Date: April 29, 1943
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Quartermaster Service Company.

Description: Provides "personnel of the quartermaster service company with condensed information on the organization, operation, and administration of the company."
Date: 1945
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Radio communication.

Description: Discusses "radio communication fundamentals and the methods and technique involved in the installation and operation of radio communication equipment."
Date: January 28, 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Radiotelephone procedure

Description: "The purpose of this manual is to acquaint radio operators and pilots of the Army Air Forces with radiotelephone procedure"
Date: March 20, 1943
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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

Service of the piece, 155-MM gun M2, truck-drawn and tractor-drawn.

Description: "This manual prescribes the duties to be performed in the service of the piece [155-mm gun M2] by the personnel normally assigned to one gun section of a firing battery."
Date: January 1946
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Service of the piece, twin 40-MM gun motor carriage M19.

Description: Describes platoon organization, duties, drills, and operation of the equipment required to serve the twin 40-mm gun motor carriage M19.
Date: September 1947
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department