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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

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

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

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.
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.
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.
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