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Theory of ballooning.

Description: A general guide to piloting a free balloon.
Date: April 25, 1940
Creator: United States. War Department.

Grinding machines

Description: This report provides the definition of grinding and discusses different processes, types, and operations of grinding.
Date: November 26, 1940
Creator: United States. Army. Air Corps

Lathes

Description: A guide to the operation and maintenance of lathes for general shop work.
Date: November 29, 1940
Creator: United States. Army. Air Corps

Railway shop battalion.

Description: "This manual explains the organization and operation of railway shop battalion for employment on a standard military railway. Its purpose is to assist railway shop battalion officers in the training and operation of their units, and to guide command and staff officers charged with the employment of railway shop battalions."
Date: November 29, 1940
Creator: United States. War Department. Office of the Chief of Engineers.

Airship aerodynamics.

Description: "This manual is designed as a text for the instruction of airship student pilots .... to give the knowledge of aerodynamics essential to the operation of [lighter than air aircraft]."(Page 2.)
Date: February 11, 1941
Creator: United States. War Department.

75-mm howitzer materiel.

Description: This is a World War II-era technical manual for the 75mm Howitzer. It contains information on use, maintenance, assembly, and other aspects of this weapon.
Date: June 21, 1941
Creator: United States. Army. Ordnance Department.

Aerial photography.

Description: A training manual designed to teach aerial photography for military purposes.
Date: July 8, 1941
Creator: United States. War Department.

Orientation

Description: Provides a text and reference book covering the principles of orientation. Orientation is defined as "the accurate location of datum points and the establishment of lines of known length and direction".
Date: July 15, 1941
Creator: United States. War Department.

Ordnance maintenance : prismatic compass, M1918.

Description: Describes the Prismatic Compass, M1918 and provides instructions for its operation, maintenance, and its functions in relation to various types of field artillery.
Date: July 17, 1941
Creator: United States. War Department.

Heat treating and inspection of metals

Description: This report discusses these topics: I. Principles of heat treating -- II. Heat-treating equipment -- III. General heat treatment of steel -- IV. Specific heat treatments for aircraft steels -- V. General heat treatment of aluminum alloys -- VII. Hardness testing -- VIII. Magnaflux inspection.
Date: September 10, 1941
Creator: United States. War Department.

Airplane structures.

Description: Describes structural details of service airplanes used by the Army Air Corps, sufficient for personnel to perform inspection and maintenance of their equipment.
Date: October 29, 1941
Creator: United States. War Department.

20-MM aircraft gun matériel M1 and M2.

Description: "In addition to a description of the 20-mm aircraft gun matériel M1 and M2, this manual contains technical information required for the identification, use, and care of the matériel."
Date: April 2, 1942
Creator: United States. War Department.

Browning machine gun caliber .50, M2, aircraft, fixed and flexible.

Description: "In addition to a description of the Browning machine gun, caliber .50, M2, aircraft, fixed and flexible, this manual contains technical information required for the identification, use, and care of the materiel."
Date: April 30, 1942
Creator: United States. War Department.

Aircraft radio shop practice.

Description: Discusses maintenance and repair of the component parts of aircraft radio equipment, and the correct use of tools.
Date: May 1, 1942
Creator: United States. War Department.

Maintenance policies, publications, and forms.

Description: Designed to familiarize Army Air Forces personnel with publications, forms, and policies, in order to ensure efficient aircraft maintenance and standardized practices.
Date: June 8, 1942
Creator: United States. War Department.

Aircraft hardware and materials.

Description: Describes the types of "materials and hardware used in aircraft construction and repair."
Date: June 11, 1942
Creator: United States. War Department.

Ordnance maintenance : compass M2

Description: Provides instructions for the inspection, assembly, disassembly, maintenance, and repair of the compass M2, the standard compass of the Field Artillery.
Date: August 14, 1942
Creator: United States. War Department.

Livens projector MI.

Description: "This manual is intended for the using services. It gives all necessary information about the construction, function, and identification of all standard materiel pertaining to the Livens projector MI assembly, with directions for shipping and storage."
Date: August 21, 1942
Creator: United States. War Department.