( 1 ) L i n e the wooden shipping box with waterproof wrapping
( 2 ) Place the wrapped tube tester in the wooden shipping
(3) Seal the waterproof wrapping paper liner with water-
proof pressure-sensitive tape.
( 4 ) P l a c e the wrapped technical manuals on top of the sealed
waterproof wrapping paper liner and secure them with
waterproof pressure-sensitive tape.
( 5 ) N a i l the wooden cover in place.
( 6 ) For intertheater shipment, secure the wooden shipping
b o x with metal strapping.
Section II. DEMOLITION OF MATERIEL TO PREVENT
48. Authority for Demolition
u s e d to prevent the enemy from using or salvaging this equipment.
D e m o l i t i o n of the equipment will be accomplished only upon the
o r d e r of the commander.
Any or all of the methods of destruction given below may be
used. The time available will be the major determining factor
f o r the methods to be used when destruction of the equipment is
undertaken. The tactical situation also will determine in what
m a n n e r the destruction order will be carried out.
a. Smash. S m a s h m e t e r s , s w i t c h e s a n d c o n t r o l s , t h e i n s t r u m e n t
panel and chassis, tubes, capacitors, resistors, transformers, the
r o l l chart housing, and the case; use sledges, axes, handaxes, pick-
a x e s , hammers, crowbars, or heavy tools.
b. Cut. Cut cords and wiring; use axes, handaxes, or machetes.
W a r n i n g : Be extremely careful with explosive and incendiary
d e v i c e s . Use these items only when the need is urgent.
c. Burn. Burn cords, wiring, the tube test data roll chart, and
technical manuals; use gasoline, kerosene, oil, flamethrowers, or
d . Bend. B e n d t h e p a n e l , c a s e , a n d c h a s s i s .
e . Disposal. Bury or scatter the destroyed parts in slit trenches,
f o x h o l e s , or other holes, or throw them into streams.