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The Signal Corps : the test (December 1941 to July 1943), by George Raynor Thompson ... [and others]

Label
The Signal Corps : the test (December 1941 to July 1943)
Title
The Signal Corps
Title remainder
the test (December 1941 to July 1943)
Statement of responsibility
by George Raynor Thompson ... [and others]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
IDU
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Thompson, George Raynor
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Center of Military History
Series statement
  • CMH pub.
  • United States Army in World War II. The technical services
Series volume
10-7
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  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
Label
The Signal Corps : the test (December 1941 to July 1943), by George Raynor Thompson ... [and others]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Shipping list no.: 2004-0187-P
  • No longer available for sale by the Supt. of Docs
  • "First printed 1957."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [566]-571) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • December 1941: War in the Philippines. The impact of war in the Office of the Chief Signal Officer -- The call for troops (January-February 1942): Plans for getting enlisted men. Plans for getting officers. Getting civilians -- The call for equipment (January-May 1942): Radio for mobile armies and for world communication. Radio Airborne. Radar into the air for interception and search. Ground radar: the continuing exigencies of coastal defense -- The first months of the war overseas (January-May 1942): Toward Pacific outposts. China-Burma-India vicissitudes -- Alaska communications (January-July 1942): The command network. Kodiak, Otter Point, Dutch Harbor. The Alcan Highway. Canol and the Northwest Ferry Route. Communications for ground and air warning systems -- The first billion dollar Signal Corps (January-July 1942): The headquarters supply organization. The field organization -- Signal schooling (January-July 1942): The training structure. Camp Crowder. Camp Kohler. Fort Monmount. Camp Murphy --
  • Signal equipment: wire and radio (June-October 1942): Toward automatic teletype and tape relay. Ground radio and radio link or relay, transformed by FM. Signal Corps provides VHF command radio for army airplanes -- Signal equipment: radar (June-October 1942): Airborne radars on the increase. IFF--Identification: friend or foe ; Signal Corps altimeters: Secretary Patterson's objections ; AI--Airborne Interception Radar ; ASV--Air-to-Surface-Vessel Microwave Radar -- Ground radar potentialities multiplied by microwave techniques. SCR-296, Seacoast Artillery Fire Control Radar ; SCR-582, Harbor Surveillance Radar ; SCR-615, Microwave Radar for GCI, ground-controlled interception ; SCR-602, Lightweight Warning Radar ; SCR-584, Microwave Tracking or GL, gun-laying radar ; MEW, Microwave Early Warning Radar -- Accumulating strength over the world (June-October 1942): Build-up for the Air Forces in the Northeast. Radars for aircraft warning. Defense to offense in the West -- Preparing for the first major test (June-November 1942) --
  • The test at issue in North Africa (November 1942-May 1943): Stabilizing TORCH communications. New developments in combat communications. Signal Corps radars meet the test of war -- Photo by U.S. Army Signal Corps (January 1942-mid-1943): Combat photography: early units and problems. The Training Film Program. Summary: the status of APS at mid-year 1943 -- Global communications (late 1942-mid-1943): The design for ACAN -- The technical service a supply service (late 1942-mid-1943): Technical specialization vs. mass supply. The shrinking labor market. International aid. The shifting emphasis in procurement. The increasing importance of the distribution system -- Signal Corps position in mid-1943 (May-June 1943): The situation at home and overseas. Headquarters crisis over supply and control problems
Control code
55689189
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xv, 621 pages
Isbn
9780160019159
Lccn
56060003
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 008-029-00075-0
  • pin: 039005-000
System control number
tmp97329751
Label
The Signal Corps : the test (December 1941 to July 1943), by George Raynor Thompson ... [and others]
Publication
Note
  • Shipping list no.: 2004-0187-P
  • No longer available for sale by the Supt. of Docs
  • "First printed 1957."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [566]-571) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • December 1941: War in the Philippines. The impact of war in the Office of the Chief Signal Officer -- The call for troops (January-February 1942): Plans for getting enlisted men. Plans for getting officers. Getting civilians -- The call for equipment (January-May 1942): Radio for mobile armies and for world communication. Radio Airborne. Radar into the air for interception and search. Ground radar: the continuing exigencies of coastal defense -- The first months of the war overseas (January-May 1942): Toward Pacific outposts. China-Burma-India vicissitudes -- Alaska communications (January-July 1942): The command network. Kodiak, Otter Point, Dutch Harbor. The Alcan Highway. Canol and the Northwest Ferry Route. Communications for ground and air warning systems -- The first billion dollar Signal Corps (January-July 1942): The headquarters supply organization. The field organization -- Signal schooling (January-July 1942): The training structure. Camp Crowder. Camp Kohler. Fort Monmount. Camp Murphy --
  • Signal equipment: wire and radio (June-October 1942): Toward automatic teletype and tape relay. Ground radio and radio link or relay, transformed by FM. Signal Corps provides VHF command radio for army airplanes -- Signal equipment: radar (June-October 1942): Airborne radars on the increase. IFF--Identification: friend or foe ; Signal Corps altimeters: Secretary Patterson's objections ; AI--Airborne Interception Radar ; ASV--Air-to-Surface-Vessel Microwave Radar -- Ground radar potentialities multiplied by microwave techniques. SCR-296, Seacoast Artillery Fire Control Radar ; SCR-582, Harbor Surveillance Radar ; SCR-615, Microwave Radar for GCI, ground-controlled interception ; SCR-602, Lightweight Warning Radar ; SCR-584, Microwave Tracking or GL, gun-laying radar ; MEW, Microwave Early Warning Radar -- Accumulating strength over the world (June-October 1942): Build-up for the Air Forces in the Northeast. Radars for aircraft warning. Defense to offense in the West -- Preparing for the first major test (June-November 1942) --
  • The test at issue in North Africa (November 1942-May 1943): Stabilizing TORCH communications. New developments in combat communications. Signal Corps radars meet the test of war -- Photo by U.S. Army Signal Corps (January 1942-mid-1943): Combat photography: early units and problems. The Training Film Program. Summary: the status of APS at mid-year 1943 -- Global communications (late 1942-mid-1943): The design for ACAN -- The technical service a supply service (late 1942-mid-1943): Technical specialization vs. mass supply. The shrinking labor market. International aid. The shifting emphasis in procurement. The increasing importance of the distribution system -- Signal Corps position in mid-1943 (May-June 1943): The situation at home and overseas. Headquarters crisis over supply and control problems
Control code
55689189
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xv, 621 pages
Isbn
9780160019159
Lccn
56060003
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 008-029-00075-0
  • pin: 039005-000
System control number
tmp97329751

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