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Stable Flies: How to Control Them

Description: Booklet identifies stable flies, their life span, the damage they cause, and the how to control them.
Date: May 1953
Creator: United States. Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine. Division of Insects Affecting Man and Animals.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Field fortifications

Description: "This manual describes field fortification methods and gives details of construction of entrenchments, emplacements, and shelters. It also outlines the principles of terrain appreciation which apply to field fortifications, and explains how to combine individual field fortifications into a unified system by means of organization of the ground."
Date: February 14, 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Radiotelephone procedure

Description: "The purpose of this manual is to acquaint radio operators and pilots of the Army Air Forces with radiotelephone procedure"
Date: March 20, 1943
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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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
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Military police in towns and cities

Description: "This manual is designed to furnish a guide for officers and enlisted men assigned the mission of patrolling civil communities, and is limited to those principles and techniques which they must know and apply.
Date: January 1945
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Domestic disturbances

Description: "This manual presents the principles for the employment of troops during domestic disturbances and the essential substances of the more important laws relating to the employment of military forces in the aid of civil authorities with the applicable War Department policies"
Date: July 30, 1945
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Elementary map and aerial photograph reading

Description: This manual covers elementary map reading, conventional signs and military symbols, distances and scales, directions adn azimuths, coordinates, relief, slopes, profiles and visibility, map reading in the field, and aerial photograph reading to an extent sufficient to permit soldiers adn platoon leaders to read aerial photographs and aerial mosaics.
Date: August 15, 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Suction apparatus : portable, electric.

Description: Contains information on the operation and maintenance of five types of portable electric suction apparatus used to remove blood and other fluids from body cavities during surgery.
Date: May 1945
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Packing and crating: repairs and utilities.

Description: Instructions for packing military supplies, as well as household goods and personal effects. Topics covered include corrosion prevention and materials used for packaging and shipping.
Date: August 1947
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Roofing : repairs and utilities

Description: "This technical manual discusses the principal causes of failures of roofs on Army Buildings, outlines methods of repairing and renovating roofs and flashings, and describes reroofing."
Date: June 1945
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Electro-surgical unit, portable.

Description: A guide to the assembly, operation, maintenance, and packing of the Portable Electro-Surgical Unit issued by the Army Medical Department.
Date: August 30, 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Coal handling : repairs and utilities

Description: "This Technical Manual describes uniform methods of coal handling for Army posts, camps, and stations. Methods are presented to insure efficient and economical operation, based on accepted commercial practices adapted to meet requirements of Army installations."
Date: April 1947
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Gasoline stoves and burners

Description: Provides instructions for the operation and maintenance of gasoline stoves and burners used as sources of heat in medical equipment, such as sterilizers, autoclaves, incubators, and a distilling apparatus. Contains descriptions of the major units and their functions.
Date: May 1945
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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