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Newsmap. Monday, February 7, 1944 : week of January 27 to February 3, 230th week of the war, 112th week of U.S. participation

Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Central Pacific, Italy, USSR, Air war, Burma. Maps show Marshall Islands; Allied advances during the week. Photographs: Artillery technique in Italy; American helmets of the 25th Division and hats of a New Zealand brigade mingle at Vella Lavella; Navy mobile photographic laboratory comes ashore in the Solomons; African Goummiers of the Fifth Army don traditional gowns over American uniforms; Pilots of the 99th Fighter Squadron talk tactics; German transport vehicles retreat from the Soviet front; Photographer positioned where a .50 caliber gun would be mounted in a Navy reconnaissance Liberator; Soldiers stuff 250 pamphlets into each 25 pound shell in Italy; Fifth Army infantry battalion's 81 mm. mortars travel by mule in Venafro. Back: Jap army uniforms. Color illustrations of seasonal and miscellaneous uniforms of officers and men.
Date: February 7, 1944
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Morale Services Division. Army Information Branch.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Effect of Aging on Mechanical Properties of Aluminum-Alloy Rivets

Description: "Curves and tabular data present the results of strength tests made during and after 2 1/2 years of aging on rivets and rivet wire of 3/16-inch nominal diameter. The specimens were of aluminum alloy: 24s, 17s, and a17s of the duralumin type and 53s of the magnesium-silicide type" (p. 353).
Date: February 7, 1941
Creator: Roop, Frederick C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stability and Control Data Obtained from First Flight of X-4 Airplane

Description: Memorandum presenting stability and control data from the X-4 airplane during the Northrop conducted acceptance tests. The data were obtained for a center-of-gravity position of about 22 percent of the mean aerodynamic chord. Results of the flight indicated that the airplane is slightly unstable, stick fixed, in gear-up, flaps-up configuration for a center-of-gravity position at 21.4 percent of the mean aerodynamic chord.
Date: February 7, 1949
Creator: Drake, Hubert M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cyclic Engine Test of Cast Vitallium Turbine Buckets - I

Description: "An investigation was conducted to correlate the engine service performance of cast Vitallium turbine buckets with standard laboratory metallurgical data. Data were obtained from four I-40 turbine wheels of Timken alloy with cast Vitallium buckets. In order to accelerate bucket deterioration, the turbine wheels were subjected to 20-minute cycles consisting of 5 minutes at idle and 15 minutes at rated speed" (p. 1).
Date: February 7, 1947
Creator: Farmer, J. Elmo; Darmara, F. N. & Poulson, Francis D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department