SHIPMENT AND LIMITED STORAGE AND DEMOLITION TO PREVENT
Section I. SHIPMENT AND LIMITED STORAGE
or limited storage depends on the material avail-
able and the conditions under which the equip-
ment is to be shipped or stored. Cushion the
consists of removing cabling between components
developer bottles and thermometer adequately.
and disconnecting the transmission lines. All con-
Whenever practicable, place a dehydrating agent
trols should be placed in the off or standby posi-
such as silica gel inside the boxes. Protect the
tion, and any parts which may become loose dur-
boxes with a waterproof paper barrier. Seal the
ing shipment should be properly secured to prevent
seams of the paper barrier with waterproof sealing
damage to the equipment.
compound or tape. Pack the protected boxes in
a padded wooden case, providing at least three
inches of excelsior padding or similar material
The exact procedure in repacking for shipment
between the paper barrier and the packing case.
Section II. DEMOLITION OF MATERIEL TO PREVENT ENEMY USE
b. Cut. Cut cords, headsets wiring, and other
wiring; use axes, handaxes, or machetes.
The demolition procedures outlined in para-
c. Burn. Burn cords, resistors, capacitors, wir-
graph 146 will prevent the enemy from using or
ing, and technical manuals; use gasoline, kerosene,
salvaging this equipment. Demolition of the
oil, flame throwers, or incendiary grenades.
equipment will be accomplished only upon order
d. Bend. Bend panels, cabinet, chassis, and
of the commanding officers.
f. Disposal. Bury or scatter the destroyed
a. Smash. Smash the controls, tubes, coils,
parts in slit trenches, fox holes, or other holes,
bottles; use sledges, axes, handaxes, pickaxes,
or throw them into streams.
g. Destroy. Destroy everything.