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Newsmap : You can stop the--black market : don't buy or sell on it!
Hand with pointing index finger emphasizes the message that "you" are instrumental in controlling the illegal buying and selling of goods.
Newsmap : Wherever you are..
Large globe connected by lines to four smaller globes, a manual and a soldier instruct enlisted men and women on how to enroll in grade school, high school or college level courses through the USAFI.
Newsmap : Job security
Text describes how the amended GI Bill of Rights helps veterans. Includes 2 photographs.
Newsmap : The Mediterranean area : a troop information program map
Large map of the Mediterranean area with insets of South Tyrol, Dodecanese Islands, and Venezia Giulia. "Shaded areas indicate disputed territories." Separate, supplemental memorandum gives correction to the boundary line between Greece and Turkey.
Newsmap : The Middle East
Maps shows Middle East. "A troop information program map." Relief shown by hachures. Table lists countries, capitals, area in sq. miles, and population. Map key indicates oil fields, oil pipe lines, principal railways, principal roads.
Newsmap : Farm loans
Text describes how the amended GI Bill supports farm loans. Includes 6 photographs.
Newsmap : Army Areas
Front: Map shows 6 army areas in the U.S as of 11 June 1946. "A troop information program map: 11 June 1946." Back: Graphic chart of the organization of the war department.
Newsmap : Facing Starvation! : Army food conservation program
6 photographs with text: Here's how you can help; eat less bread; take only what you eat; substitute for scarce foods; use less sugar; plant a garden.
Fight, let's go! : join the Navy.
A sailor in a Service Dress Blue uniform carries a large white sea bag on his shoulder. He appears to be boarding a ship. Planes fly in the sky above him, some in formation. A large ship can be seen in the background.
Buy war savings bonds : beat the promise!
In the sky, a giant hand wearing a work glove puts dollar bills into a giant savings bond bill which is shaped like a funnel. The base of the funnel points toward a group of military tanks on the ground. Four airplanes fly in formation over the tanks.
Can you qualify as an aviation cadet? : here are the requirements : keep 'em flying!
Chart of requirements for becoming an air cadet. At the bottom center below the chart is a black and white photograph of a group of men wearing flight suits, parachutist's helmets, goggles, and parachute packs. The background is a blue graphic design of airplanes.
Military courtesy.
Uniforms and insignia for the armed forces of the United States, U.S.S.R., France, Poland, China, and the British Empire are illustrated. Additional text describes the salutes and forms of address used by each country's military.
Wood shelters our planes : the Army & Navy need 156,000,000 board feet a year for hangars.
Scene of men building a hangar. In the foreground are several stacks of lumber. Two Army airplanes fly overhead.
Wood follows the flag.
A series of red-tinted photographs depict the use of wood for war purposes. Each photo has a caption describing how the wood is being used.
A blow to the Axis, more lumber for the Army.
A shirtless man uses an axe to chop down a tree. He wears a hat and blue jeans, with a red bandana in his back pocket.
Something money can't buy-- : your campaign ribbons.
A man and woman stand in front of a wall poster showing military service ribbons. They each wear civilian service ribbons. A color inset in the foreground shows each civilian service award ribbon in detail.
Back 'em up with more metal.
Color poster of two army soldiers in camouflage, holding rifles, crawling on their bellies on the grass at night.
Lumber goes to war : more lumber means victory sooner : keep it coming.
Comic-book style drawings with captions illustrate how lumber is used in war: for floating dry docks for ship repair, Army gliders, train boxcars, and airplane propellers. Black drawings on blue paper.
"Lumber production is falling behind our war needs. To save American soldiers' lives, we must provide the lumber our armed forces need--now!"
Poster shows four different black and white photos depicting the process of building a PT (patrol torpedo) boat; from cutting down a tree, through construction, up to the finished product. The quote appears in the middle, with a red border around it.
Your metal in action.
A series of blue-tinted photographs with captions depicts the use of metal for war weapons and ships.
Give us lumber for more PT's.
Color image of war ships at sea. In the foreground is a boat with "PT 34" painted on it, shining a light and speeding forward. In the background, a ship is sinking as explosive flames rise from it. Other ships and flames can be seen in the distance on the left.
The knockout blow starts here : fellow soldiers.
A series of black & white photographs showing the manufacture of war supplies, their use in the battlefield, and the appreciation of the armed forces for the factory workers. Includes a graphic image of a bomb hitting a swastika.
Lumber does its stuff --a long way from home.
Poster consists of photographs and text in a purple-red tone. Six photographs depict the use of lumber by the U.S. armed forces in World War II: to build bridges, tents, and life rafts, and to ship supplies. Photos also illustrate how wooden shipping crates are re-used by field post offices and commissaries in the South Pacific.
Metal at the fighting front.
Five pictures of war activities involving metal. Each picture has extended text below the picture.
"Not behind the plow"-- your metals are in the Army -- everywhere.
Five photos of various war-related activities to show where metal goes to use in the armed services.
"--Pass the ammunition" : the Army needs more lumber.
A smiling soldier in a combat uniform and helmet carries a wooden box. The box is stamped, '50 FU ZES P.D., M46'. In the background are artillery guns firing into a dark sky and another soldier carrying a similar box toward the battlefield.
Your metal is on the attack : keep it coming!
Color illustration of soldiers wading from a ship or boat through water and storming a beach. Behind them is a tank about to exit a ship. More ships, a small boat, and explosions can be seen on the water in the background.
Your ore packs a punch!
Two miners listen to the radio. One miner rests his helmet on top of the radio. He rejoices as the radio announces a successful attack by U.S. tanks against the Nazi forces.
Antiaircraft artillery field manual : examination for gunners.
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.
Antiaircraft artillery field manual : formations and inspections.
"The purpose of this manual is to prescribe formations and procedures for anti-aircraft artillery units and for ceremonies and inspections."
Cavalry drill regulations, mechanized.
Prescribes drills for general use by any type of mechanized cavalry unit. Also provides instructions for conducting ceremonies and inspections.
Cavalry drill regulations, horse.
Describes mounted drill for horse cavalry units and organizations.
Cavalry reconnaissance squadron mechanized.
A training manual for the cavalry reconnaissance squadron, mechanized. Includes discussions of organization, combat, and logistics.
Armored infantry battalion.
Describes "the tactical employment of the armored infantry battalion, both as part of a larger force, and when acting independently."
Armored infantry company.
Describes the organization, tactics, and techniques of the armored infantry rifle company.
Army ground forces light aviation.
"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.
Photomail operation.
Describes procedures for signal photomail (microfilmed mail) service operations. Includes instructions for handling V-mail (personal correspondence) as well as official War Department photomail.
Quartermaster depot company, supply.
Discusses the mission of the quartermaster depot company, supply, and how it is organized and operated.
Quartermaster operations.
Describes the organization and functions of the U.S. Army Quartermaster Corps.
Chemical decontamination company.
Describes the organization, training, and operations of the Chemical Decontamination Company.
Small boats and harbor craft.
A manual for U.S. Army sailors assigned to the Harbor Boat Service. Describes company organization, duties of personnel, equipment used, and basic seamanship.
The Special Service Company.
Describes the functions and services provided by the Army Special Service Company.
Quartermaster Service Company.
Provides "personnel of the quartermaster service company with condensed information on the organization, operation, and administration of the company."
Radio communication.
Discusses "radio communication fundamentals and the methods and technique involved in the installation and operation of radio communication equipment."
Radiotelephone procedure
"The purpose of this manual is to acquaint radio operators and pilots of the Army Air Forces with radiotelephone procedure"
Service of the piece, 8-inch gun M1 and 240-MM howitzer M1.
"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.
Service of the piece, 155-MM gun M2, truck-drawn and tractor-drawn.
"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."
Service of the piece, twin 40-MM gun motor carriage M19.
Describes platoon organization, duties, drills, and operation of the equipment required to serve the twin 40-mm gun motor carriage M19.
Signal heavy construction battalion.
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."
Signal operations in the Corps and Army.
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."