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Umpire manual.

Description: Describes procedures to be used by umpires in military exercises used in the training of ground forces.
Date: March 31, 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Watermanship

Description: "The purpose of this manual is three-fold: a. To give you those basic principles of watermanship that will enable you to meet with confidence any emergency that may arise. b. To teach you certain fundamental practices used during small landing-craft operations. c. To show you how to swim small lakes or rivers under combat conditions."
Date: April 25, 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

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

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

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

Tank destroyer reconnaissance platoon.

Description: A World War II Army manual describing "the tactical employment of the tank destroyer reconnaissance platoon ... of both the towed and self-propelled battalions."
Date: November 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.
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

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

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

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

Signal operations in the Corps and Army.

Description: Outlines briefly "the organization of the corps and army, the organization and operation of assigned signal corps units, and the application of signal corps activities to tactical operations."
Date: January 1945
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