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Office of Scientific Research and Development


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OSRD established in 1941 under the directorship of Vannevar Bush, and responsible for coordinating the scientific effort that produced radar and the atomic bomb. It was comprised of a number ...

Subjects: Second World War — Warfare and Defence.


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