By Istvan Toperczer, Don Greer, Ernesto Cumpian, David W. Smith
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122 The scientists whom Lt. Cdr. Bennett recruited joined a group that at various times included Dr. Frances Bitter, William Shockley, John Bardeen, Shirley L. Quimby, Lynn Rumbaugh, Scott Forbush, David Katcher, and Dr. Thornton L. Page, all of whom would play important roles in OR in World War II and after. On weekends, Johnson’s Mine Research Unit met informally to discuss broader issues of mine and countermine warfare and developed wargaming methods to work out the interesting problems raised by naval mining operations.
116 In April 1942, it was decided to form such a committee that would report to the newly formed Joint Chiefs of Staﬀ. JNWEC met for the ﬁrst time on 12 May 1942, with Bush as chairman, Brig. Gen. Raymond G. Moses as the Army representative, and Rear Adm. W. A. , as the Navy representative. S. armed forces. 118 For a time, JNWEC was also the base for Maj. S. armed services. S. forces until the end of the war. S. 119 The Navy’s early adoption of OR was partly the result of prewar contacts with British OR groups at RAF Coastal Command and the Admiralty working on problems of naval mining, antisubmarine warfare, and convoy organization.
He also restated the recommendation that the administration of the OA sections be provided by a personnel corporation operating under a nonproﬁt contract with the secretary of war and the secretary of the Navy and that the Army and the Navy each create a small unit to inform service oﬃcers of the beneﬁts of OA, to coordinate existing OA groups and recruit new ones, to relieve the OA groups of administrative burdens, and to provide liaison with the British and Canadians. ”225 Formation of the Operations Analysis Division on the Air Staﬀ For the most part, the Leach-Davidson report was largely ignored in the Navy and Army hierarchy.
Air War Over North Vietnam: The Vietnamese People's Air Force: 1949-1977 - Vietnam Studies Group Series (6075) by Istvan Toperczer, Don Greer, Ernesto Cumpian, David W. Smith