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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 265th week of the war, 147th week of U.S. participation

Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Western front "Hellfire Corner", Eastern front, Balkans, Italy, Pacific, China. Maps: France, Palau Islands, Eastern front. Back: "Dots in the sky-- dynamite on the ground! [Operation Uppercut].
Date: October 9, 1944
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Structured Flotsam as Fish Aggregating Devices

Description: Abstract: A modern adaptation of an old fishing technique is gaining recognition in the Pacific and elsewhere as an effective means to increase fishing productivity in the open sea. The use of man-made, free-floating, and anchored floating devices to aggregate pelagic fishes for subsistence, recreational and commercial fishing has increased markedly in recent years; estimates of deployed and planned units exceed 1,000. These devices have been anchored in depths ranging from several hundred to several thousand fathoms. This report reviews the development and present use of fish aggregating devices in the Pacific and Indian Oceans.
Date: October 1982
Creator: Shomura, Richard S. & Matsumoto, Walter M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oral History Interview with Ralph W. Nelson, April 18, 1996

Description: Transcript of an interview with Ralph W. Nelson, a Navy veteran, concerning his experiences while aboard the submarines USS Batfish and USS Parche in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Submarine School, San Francisco, California, 1942; early torpedo problems; his responsibilities as a fire controlman; assignment to the Batfish, 1944; various patrols in the Luzon Strait and Makassar Strait; lifeguard duty off Palau for downed airmen; transfer to the Parche, 1945.
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Date: April 18, 1996
Creator: Maglaughlin, Barry & Nelson, Ralph W.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Paul Anthony Sovik, November 8, 2010

Description: Transcript of an interview with Paul Anthony Sovik, U.S. Marine Corps (1st Marine Division) World War II veteran. Sovik discusses his family life and childhood in Ohio, decision to enlist with the Marine Corps following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, experiences with the 1st Marine Division in the Pacific Theater during World War II, and post-war life.
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Date: November 8, 2010
Creator: Hegi, Benjamin & Sovik, Paul Anthony, 1920-
Partner: UNT Oral History Program
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