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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.
Item Type: Book
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.
Item Type: Book
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.
Item Type: Book
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.
Item Type: Book
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.
Item Type: Book
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.
Item Type: Book
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.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Supply, evacuation, and trains, armored units.

Description: An Army field manual "designed as a supply and evacuation guide for armored units.... Covers supply of armored units, evacuation of personnel, prisoners of war, vehicles, and salvage; rail and water transportation and trains in theater of operations."
Date: April 1945
Creator: United States. War Department.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tactical employment : tank destroyer unit.

Description: "This manual is a guide to the tactical employment of tank destroyer units both self-propelled and towed." (Page 1.)
Date: July 18, 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tank destroyer pioneer platoon.

Description: Describes "the tactical employment of the self-propelled tank destroyer pioneer platoon."
Date: November 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.
Item Type: Book
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.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tank destroyer, towed gun platoon.

Description: Describes the organization, tactics, and techniques of the towed tank destroyer platoon.
Date: April 1, 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.
Item Type: Book
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.
Item Type: Book
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.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Transportation Corps : railway-operating battalion.

Description: Describes "the organization and operation of the railway-operating battalion upon a railway operated by the Military Railway Service. Its purpose is to assist military railway officers in the training and operation of their units and to guide command and staff officers charged with their employment."
Date: February 4, 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Transportation of the sick and wounded.

Description: This guide is "published for the information and guidance of all concerned" (p. ii) about the proper protocol of transporting sick and wounded war victims. According to the Foreward, "It includes a description of the common methods and means of transporting patients on land, sea, and in the air, and is appropriately illustrated" (p. iii); the descriptions include manual, motor ambulance, rail, water, and air transportation.
Date: February 1945
Creator: United States. War Department.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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.
Item Type: Book
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.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department