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 Collection: Pictorial History of Fort Wolters
Air Masses

Air Masses

Date: February 1971
Creator: Snyder, Henry W.
Description: This booklet gives an overview of air masses as they relate to aviation. According to the scope notes on the title page, it includes an "Explanation of the classification of air masses; weather associated with particular air masses; [and the] trajectory and source region of air masses that invade the United States." The text also has self-evaluation questions printed throughout, with the answers printed on the last page.
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
Atmosphere and Temperature

Atmosphere and Temperature

Date: January 1971
Creator: Christy, J. J.
Description: This booklet gives an overview of atmosphere and temperature as they relate to aviation. According to the scope notes on the title page, it includes information about "Pressure scale measurement, isobars, forces that affect winds, high and low pressure systems and associate weather[-]formation prevailing wind belts." The text also has self-evaluation questions printed throughout, with the answers printed on the last page.
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
A Camera Trip Through Camp Wolters:  A  picture book of the camp and its activities

A Camera Trip Through Camp Wolters: A picture book of the camp and its activities

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: According to the introduction, "Here is your Camp Wolters, a photo-record of faces and places to hold for you the memory of your first days in Our Army at this infantry replacement training center." The booklet includes photographs and a commentary regarding different sorts of training and exercise, meal times, recreational activities, and camp buildings.
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
Camp Wolters, Infantry Replacement Training Center, Mineral Wells, Texas

Camp Wolters, Infantry Replacement Training Center, Mineral Wells, Texas

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: This booklet gives an overview of the camp at Fort Wolters including the facilities, activities, and general rules. It also includes sketched maps of the camp.
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
[Camp Wolters Solders at Mass]

[Camp Wolters Solders at Mass]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a large group of solders seated in wooden chairs inside a large room. There are two aisles running between the groups of chairs and doors are visible in the background. Text at the top of the image says, "Early Sunday Mass, Camp Wolters, Texas." A handwritten note on the back says, "from Ted Gurney."
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Facts about the U. S. Army Replacement Center, Mineral Wells, Texas

Facts about the U. S. Army Replacement Center, Mineral Wells, Texas

Date: unknown
Creator: Mineral Wells Chamber of Commerce
Description: This item appears to be about the size of a bookmark. It contains a list of facts and statistics about the facilities and personnel at Camp Wolters in Mineral Wells, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
[Firing and Deflection Conversion Tables]

[Firing and Deflection Conversion Tables]

Date: November 1, 1940
Creator: United States. Army. Ordnance Dept.
Description: This document (FT 81 B3, abridged) consists of two pages, each with a separate table. The first table is a chart that shows range and elevation for firing particular mortar shells. The second page includes a chart with range and deflection (presumably for the same kind of shells), as well as notes which give additional instructions. The significance of the notation "CW 41-46 (11)" in the upper right-hand corner remains unknown.
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
Fog

Fog

Date: January 1970
Creator: Turgeon; Sukalski & Maerk, A.
Description: This booklet gives an overview of fog as it relates to aviation. According to the scope notes on the title page, it includes information about "Types of fog and factors for formation and dissipation; flight procedures when fog has been forecasted or encountered en route"; and the en-route weather aids available to the aviator." The text also has self-evaluation questions printed throughout, with the answers printed on the last page.
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
Frontal Weather

Frontal Weather

Date: February 1970
Creator: Simmons, Jerry A. & Maerk, Al
Description: This booklet gives an overview of frontal weather as it relates to aviation. According to the scope notes on the title page, it includes a "Discussion of frontal weather systems to include identification, characteristics and flight techniques to be used when penetrating a given frontal system." The text also has self-evaluation questions printed throughout, with the answers printed on the last page.
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
Icing

Icing

Date: February 1971
Creator: Snyder, Henry W.
Description: This booklet gives an overview of icing as it relates to aviation. It includes information on "Three types of icing and associated cloud formations and temperatures" as well as "Hazards and flight procedures in icing", according to the scope notes on the title page. The text also has self-evaluation questions printed throughout, with the answers printed on the last page.
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
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