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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

[An Air Force Association Certificate Presented to Helen Snapp]

Description: An Air Force Association certificate presented to Helen Snapp, recognizing her service to her country as a pilot in the WASP program. The certificate was presented by the Air Force Association Florida Region. The certificate is inside a blue holder, with a design on the cover and the words, "Air Force Association."
Date: unknown
Creator: Air Force Association
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Air Power

Description: Book detailing the work of the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II, including training programs, personnel, types of airplanes in use, and methods of fighting.
Date: 1943
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Army Air Forces Radio Facility Charts

Description: Textbook titled "Army Air Forces Radio Facility Charts" or Technical Order No. 08-15-1, created June 1, 1944 by authority of the Commanding General of the Army Air Forces. This copy is marked for "Classroom use Only."
Date: June 1, 1944
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Articles of Incorporation and By-Laws for Women Airforce Service Pilots, WWII

Description: Booklet of the Articles of Incorporation and By-Laws for the Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II. The booklet was presented as a copy of a bill passed by Congress for the Congressional Gold Medal to WASPS by residence of Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Brochure of the Military Government in Germany]

Description: Book concerning the "Military Government [in] Germany" now that the allied forces had made their way into Germany. The Table of Contents shows each section dealing with the abrogation, dissolution, or altering of policies that had been set forth by the Nazi Party in 1933. The text on the front page says this book contains "Proclamation, Laws, Ordinaces and Notices. Directives and Instructions to German Police."
Date: November 7, 1944
Creator: United States. Army.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

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

[Coupon Book]

Description: Coupon book supplied by the Panama Canal Supply Department Commissary.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Creator: Panama Canal Supply Department
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Dedication of Marker

Description: Program from a dedication of the men in Co. E 142nd Infantry 36th Division, names of the men in the company are listed throughout the pages; pages 4 and 5 contain a description of the events that took place during the ceremony. The final page has a black and white image of the memorial that was created in their honor.
Date: May 17, 1986
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

Deliverance! It has Come!: In The Philippines 1942-1945, Diary

Description: Annotated transcription of the diary of Herman Knight Beaber documenting his years as a missionary in the Philippines and his internment in Los Banos as an Enemy Alien, a civilian prisoner of the Japanese.
Date: 2001
Creator: Beaber, John S.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Fundamentals of Elementary Flight Maneuvers

Description: Textbook titled "Fundamentals of Elementary Flight Maneuvers" describing introductory material related to flying aircraft, such as starting and taxiing the plane, executing turns, and various considerations for take-offs and landings.
Date: February 1943
Creator: United States. Civil Aeronautics Administration.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

The Guidebook to Rifle Marksmanship

Description: The Guidebook to Rifle Marksmanship prepared by the National Rifle Association exclusively for O. F. Mossberg and Son, Inc., New Haven, Conn. Some of the chapters have illustrations and diagrams.
Date: 1942
Creator: O. F. Mossberg and Son, Inc.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[A History of Camp Davis]

Description: A pamphlet on the History of Camp Davis, written by David A. Stallman for the 50th Anniversary of the Antiaircraft Artillery School at Camp Davis. It contains the Antiaircraft Artillery School's marching song, the story of Camp Davis from "Birth to Death," Camp Davis as a missile test base, the closing of the camp, and more. The photos included within the pamphlet were provided courtesy of Topsail Island Historical Society, Estelle Haste, Charles Jones, Rachel Magnabosco, Barbara Scholar, Kay Morgan, and Pender Sounds.
Date: April 27, 1990
Creator: Stallman, David A.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Individual Pay Record Book of James Darley, Company A 141st Infantry]

Description: Pay record book belonging to James Darley, the first page on the inside contains information about his birth date, the date of enlistment, and the date he opened the book. His net monthly pay is $2630; he has four entries of payments written in the table on page 4, all having date paid and the names of the "quartermaster making payment." Pages 9 through 11 include instructions for the soldier about how to handle such an account and that they are to wear them at all times.
Date: [1919-02-28..1919-06-16]
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

Instrument Flying: Basic and Advanced, Special Edition

Description: Special edition of a textbook titled "Instrument Flying: Basic and Advanced," published January 15, 1944. It is split into three sections, all with different creation and publication dates. The first section is titled "Instrument Flying: Basic without Radio Aids" or Technical Order No. 30-100A-1, published June 1, 1943. The second section is titled "Instrument Flying: Advanced with Radio Aids" or Technical Order No. 30-100B-1, published January 15, 1944 to replace T. O. No. 30-100B-1 dated October 1, 1943. The final section is titled "Instrument Flying Army Air Forces Instrument Approach System" or Technical Order No. 30-100F-1, published November 10, 1943.
Date: January 15, 1944
Creator: Army Air Forces
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Instrument Flying Instrument Trainer Instruction Guide

Description: Textbook titled "Instrument Flying: Instrument Trainer Instruction Guide" or "Instrument Flying: Ground Trainer" or Technical Order No. 30-100C-1, created August 1, 1943 by authority of the Commanding General of the Army Air Forces.
Date: August 1, 1943
Creator: Army Air Forces
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Instrument Flying: Technique in Weather

Description: Textbook titled "Instrument Flying: Technique in Weather" or Technical Order No. 30-100D-1, created January 1, 1944 by authority of the Commanding General of the Army Air Forces.
Date: January 1, 1944
Creator: Army Air Forces
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Majorie Forester's War Ration Book Two]

Description: War Ration Book Two belonging to Marjorie N. Forester of Roscoe, Texas; there are no more food stamps left in the book as they have all been used.
Date: 1942
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

Make and Mend

Description: Booklet describing the best ways to mend, alter, or reuse clothing in order to make garments last longer or avoid buying new items during World War II.
Date: 1942
Creator: The Spool Cotton Company
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Notebook belonging to Suzette vanDaell]

Description: Notebook belonging to Suzette vanDaell containing information on a series of Instrument lectures, questions for an oral examination, aircraft clearance forms, training guides, a first aid workbook partially completed in pencil, and more. There are documents of various sizes.
Date: 1944
Creator: vanDaell, Suzette
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

On Final Approach

Description: Book that includes a list of corrections made to Byrd Howell Granger made by a number of Women Airforce Service Pilots.
Date: 1999
Creator: Granger, Byrd Howell
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[A Photo Album From Col. Kelly S. Hamilton to Helen Snapp With 21 Photographs]

Description: A photo album from Col. Kelly S. Hamilton to Helen Snapp with 21 photographs of WASP during WWII and post WWII reunion gatherings. The inscription inside the cover reads, "To Helen Thanks to you and all the WASP for giving me inspiration to fly, and open doors and cockpits to other women; who love their country and love to fly. Very Respectfully Kelly S. Hamilton Colonel, USAF."
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum