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Von der Grenze bis vor Warschau

Description: Photographs and descriptions of the campaign in Poland and the east, featuring Hitler's role as commander and planner. A propaganda work glorifying Hitler and the German soldiers.
Date: 1939
Creator: Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Weisbuch und Führerkundgebungen

Description: Photographs and descriptions of the campaign in Poland and the east, featuring Hitler's role as commander and planner. A propaganda work glorifying Hitler and the German soldiers.
Date: 1939
Creator: Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Consumer rationing in World War Two

Description: An overview of rationing, ration points, ration books, and ration coupons as instituted in the United States during World War II. Includes examples of ration points and stamps.
Date: 1979
Creator: Massmann, Robert E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The band.

Description: Provides guidance on the organization and duties of the military band.
Date: March 31, 1941
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Armored infantry company.

Description: Describes the organization, tactics, and techniques of the armored infantry rifle company.
Date: November 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Armored infantry battalion.

Description: Describes "the tactical employment of the armored infantry battalion, both as part of a larger force, and when acting independently."
Date: November 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.
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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Chemical decontamination company.

Description: Describes the organization, training, and operations of the Chemical Decontamination Company.
Date: September 1, 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Antiaircraft artillery field manual : formations and inspections.

Description: "The purpose of this manual is to prescribe formations and procedures for anti-aircraft artillery units and for ceremonies and inspections."
Date: November 17, 1943
Creator: United States. War Department.
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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

War in the Pacific: A Chronology January 1, 1941 through September 30, 1945

Description: Text outlining major events in the Pacific Theater throughout World War II, organized by date. It also includes text for the Instrument of Surrender, appendices containing military and war data, a bibliography, and list of related Web sites.
Date: March 2014
Creator: Hyland, George O., III
Partner: UNT Libraries

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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Aircraft induction, fuel and oil systems.

Description: Describes aircraft engine systems, fuels, and lubricants.
Date: February 22, 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

1941: Texas Goes to War

Description: This book is a collection of essays discussing the role of Texans in World War II. It examines both the Texas soldiers fighting in the European and Pacific theaters as well as the Texans on the Homefront. The essays describe both the military and social aspects of the war. Index starts on page 241.
Date: 1991
Creator: Lee, James Ward; Barnes, Carolyn N.; Bowman, Kent A. & Crow, Laura
Partner: UNT Press

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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Army ground forces light aviation.

Description: "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.
Date: September 1947
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Engineer soldier's handbook.

Description: Describes the tools and tasks of the engineer soldier. Includes a proficiency test for soldiers in training.
Date: June 2, 1943
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Advanced map and aerial photograph reading.

Description: "The purpose of this manual is to provide a text on advanced map and aerial photograph reading for military personnel who throughly understand the basic material in FM 21-25." (Page 1.)
Date: December 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cavalry drill regulations, mechanized.

Description: Prescribes drills for general use by any type of mechanized cavalry unit. Also provides instructions for conducting ceremonies and inspections.
Date: March 15, 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oral History Interview with Jean Balch, October 12, 1996

Description: Interview with Navy veteran Jean Balch. The interview includes Balch's personal experiences about the Pacific theater, being a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese during World War II, boot camp, radio, radar, and gunnery school, operations during the Leyte invasion, missions over Luzon, and raids on Japanese installations on Formosa and Saigon, French Indo-China. Additionally, Balch talks about his plane being shot down on a raid to Hong Kong and his capture on January 16, 1945, interrogations and beatings by the Kempei-tai, imprisonment at Ofuna, Honshu, solitary confinement for six months and continued interrogation, beatings by Japanese prison guards, starvation diet, the end of the war and liberation, and his participation in the war crimes trials held by the International Military Tribunal.
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Date: October 12, 1996
Creator: Alexander, William J. & Balch, Jean
Partner: UNT Oral History Program