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Henry Guerlac draft of History of Radar in World War II

Identifier: MC-0095

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Collection includes Henry Guerlac's draft of History of Radar in World War II and an abbreviated edition.


  • 1947 - 1947


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Henry Edward Guerlac, 1910- 1985, A.B. 1932, Cornell University; M.S. 1933, Ph.D. 1941, Harvard University, taught history at Harvard, 1938-1941, then history of science at the University of Wisconsin and Cornell. As historian of the Radiation Laboratory based at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, which was a part of the U.S. Office of Scientific Research and Development, 1943-1946, he chronicled the development of radar in his book tentatively titled History of Radar in World War II, and later published in 1987 as Radar in World War II.


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