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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

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

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

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 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 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

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

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

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

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

The Special Service Company.

Description: Describes the functions and services provided by the Army Special Service Company.
Date: January 5, 1944
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

Signal heavy construction battalion.

Description: Provides "information concerning the organization, operation, and capabilities of the signal heavy construction battalion to signal and communication officers and enlisted men of these battalions, and to all other interested personnel."
Date: June 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