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History of operations research in the United States Army

Author: Charles R Shrader; United States. Department of the Army.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of the Army for Operations Research, U.S. Army : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 2006-2009.
Series: CMH pub, 70-102-1.; CMH pub, 70-105-1.; CMH pub, 70-110-1.
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'History of Operations Research in the United States Army,' a comprehensive 3-volume set with each volume covering a different time span, offers insights into the natural tension between military leaders and civilian scientists, the establishment and growth of Army Operations Research (OR) organizations, the use of OR techniques, and the many contributions that OR managers and analysts have made to the growth and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
History of Operations Research in the United States Army.
1 online resource
(OCoLC)227937101
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles R Shrader; United States. Department of the Army.
ISBN: 0160729610 9780160729614 9780160794254 0160794250
OCLC Number: 73821793
Notes: "2008"--Vol. 2.
"2009"--Vol. 3.
Shipping list no.: 2007-0018-P (v. 1); 2008-0341-P. (v. 2); 2009-0442-P (v.3).
Vol. 1 no longer available for sale by Supt. of Docs.
Description: 3 volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: v. 1. 1942-62 --
v. 2. 1961-1973 --
v. 3. 1973-1995. Chapter 1: Operations research in World War II --
Chapter 2: Operations research in the Postwar Era, 1945-50 --
Chapter 3: Expansion of army operations research, 1950-62 --
Chapter 4: Operations research and combat developments,1950-62 --
Chapter 5: State of army operations research, March 1963 --
Appendix A: Biographical sketches --
Appendix B: Army Air Forces operations analysis elements in World War II --
Appendix C: Army research and development program, 1924-62.
Series Title: CMH pub, 70-102-1.; CMH pub, 70-105-1.; CMH pub, 70-110-1.
Responsibility: Charles R. Shrader.
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'History of Operations Research in the United States Army,' a comprehensive 3-volume set with each volume covering a different time span, offers insights into the natural tension between military leaders and civilian scientists, the establishment and growth of Army Operations Research (OR) organizations, the use of OR techniques, and the many contributions that OR managers and analysts have made to the growth and improvement of the Army since 1942.

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