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Selected Bibliography

Books and Articles:

The A.R.R.L. Antenna Book (American Radio Relay League, Newington, CT 1964)

James Phinney Baxter, III, Scientists Against Time (M.I.T Press, MA 1946)

Nat Brandt, Harlem at War: The Black Experience in WWII (Syracuse University Press, NY 1996).

Vannevar Bush, Modern Arms and Free Men: A Discussion of the Role of Science in Preserving Democracy (Simon and Schuster, NY 1949)

Steven L. Canby, Military Manpower Procurement: A Policy Analysis (D.C. Heath and Company, Lexington, MA 1972)

Trevor Clark, “How Diana Touched the Moon: An Impromptu Band of Army Radio Experimenters Established Man’s First Contact with Outer Space in 1946,” IEEE Spectrum (May 1980)

A Concise History of Fort Monmouth, New Jersey prepared by the Staff of the Historical Office (U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command, Fort Monmouth, NJ 1985)

Kathy R. Coker and Carol E. Stokes, A Concise History of the U.S. Army Signal Corps (Office of the Command Historian, U.S. Army Signal Center and Fort Gordon, 1988, rev. 1995)

Lt. Col. John H. DeWitt, “Radio To The Moon: The first man to send signals across cosmic space, tells how he did it.” Radio-Craft (April 1946)

John H. DeWitt, Jr. and E. K. Stodla, “Detection of Radio Signals Reflected from the Moon,” Proceedings of the I.R.E. (March 1949)

Orrin E. Dunlap, Jr., RADAR: What Radar is and How It Works (Harper & Brothers, NY 1946)

David E. Fisher, A Race on the Edge of Time: RADAR—The Decisive Weapon of World War II (McGraw-Hill, 1988)

Five Years at the Radiation Laboratory—presented to the Members of the Radiation Laboratory (M.I.T, MA Cambridge 1946)

Fort Monmouth History and Place Names 1917-1961, (Signal Training Command, Fort Monmouth, NJ 1961)

Jack Gould, “Radar Code to the Planets Envisioned for the Future,” New York Times, vol. 55, no. 32,144 (January 1946)

Historical Sketch of the Signal Corps (1860-1941), Eastern Signal Corps Schools Pamphlet 32 (Fort Monmouth, NJ 1942)

Abraham and Rebecca B. Marcus, Tomorrow—the Moon! Planes, Missiles, Satellites, Space Travel (Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliff, NJ 1959)

John A. Miller, Men and Volts At War: The Story of General Electric in World War II (McGraw –Hill, General Electric, 1947)

J. Robert Oppenheimer, The Open Mind (Simon and Schuster, NY 1955)

David M. Oshinsky, “Fort Monmouth and McCarthy: The Victims Remember” New Jersey Historical Society, vol. 100, no. 1-2. (1982)

Robert Morris Page, The Origins of RADAR [RAdio Detection And Ranging] (Anchor Books, NY 1962)

Jack Nissen with A.W. Cockerill, Winning the Radar War: A Memoir (St. Martin’s Press, 1987)

Alfred Price, Instruments of Darkness: The History of Electronic Warfare (Charles Scribner’s Sons, NY 1978)

“Radar Bounces Echo Off the Moon to Throw Light on Lunar Riddle,” Newsweek (February 4, 1946)

J. Francis Reintjes and Godfrey T. Coate, Principles of Radar (M.I.T. Press and McGraw-Hill, 1952)

John F. Rider and G.C. Baxter Rowe, RADAR—What It Is (John F. Rider Publishing Inc., NY 1946)

Selective Service as the Tide of War Turns: The 3rd Report of the Director of Selective Service—1943-1944, edited by Col. Edward A. Fitzpatrick (U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 1945)

Irvin Stewart, Organizing Scientific Research for War: The Administrative History of the OSRD (Office of Scientific Research and Development, Washington DC 1948)

Wesley W. Stout, A War Job “Thought Impossible” (Chrysler Corporation, Detroit, MI 1945)

C.R. Taft, “SCR-545-A—A Completely Automatic Tracking Radar” Record (October 1947)

Dulany Terret, The United States Army in WWII-The Technical Services: The Signal Corps-The Outcome (Mid-1943 Through 1945) (Office of the Chief of Military History, US Army, Government Print Office, Washington, DC 1956)

Lincoln Theismeyer and John Burchard, Combat Scientists (Office of Scientific Research and Development, Little Brown and Co., 1947)

George Raynor Thompson and Dixie R. Harris, The United States Army in WWII-The Technical Services: The Signal Corps-The Emergency (to December 1941) (Office of the Chief of Military History, U.S. Army, Government Printing Office, Washington DC 1956)

George Raynor Thompson, Dixie R. Harris, et al, The United States Army in WWII-The Technical Services: The Signal Corps-The Test (December 1941 to July 1943), (Office of the Chief of Military History, U.S. Army, Government Printing Office, Washington DC 1957)

Mattie E. Treadwell, The United States Army in WWII-Special Studies: The Women’s Army Corps (Office of the Chief of Military History, U.S. Army, Government Printing Office, Washington DC 1954)

Arthur L. Vieweger and Albert S. White, “Development of Radar Set SCR-270” USASRDL (October 1959)

Sir Robert Watson-Watt, The Pulse of Radar: The Autobiography of Sir Robert Watson-Watt (Dial Press, 1959)

Herman A. Young and Barbara H. Young, Scientists in the Black Perspective (Lincoln Foundation, Louisville, KY 1974)

Harold A. Zahl and J. W. Marchetti, “Radar on 50 Centimeters,” Electronics (January 1946)

Harold A. Zahl, Electronics Away or Tales of a Government Scientist (Vantage Press, NY ?)

Harold A. Zahl, “Signal Corps Research Problem (Restricted),” The Signal School, Fort Monmouth, NJ (August 1949)

Guides & References:

Cynthia Stokes Brown, Like It Was: A Complete Guide to Writing Oral History (Teachers and Writer’s Collaborative, NY 1988)

Norma Fortier, Guide to Oral History Collections in Canada (Canadian Oral History Association, vol. 13, Ottawa, Canada 1993)

Edward Ives, The Tape-Recorded Interview: A Manual for Field Workers in Folklore and Oral History (University of Tennessee Press-Knoxville 1974)

Oral History Evaluation Guidelines, Oral History Association Pamphlet number 3, (OHA, 1992).

Donald A. Ritchie, Doing Oral History: Practical Advice and Reasonable Explanations for Anyone (Twayne Publishers, NY 1995)

Speaking of Summit: An Oral History Handbook (The Summit County Historical Society, 1989)

Vivian Ovelton Sammons, Blacks in Science and Medicine Hemisphere Publishing Corp., 1990).

Paul Thompson, The Voice of the Past: Oral History (Oxford University Press, 1978)

Voices: A Guide to Oral History (Provincial Archives of British Columbia, 1984)

General titles:

Fred deClouet, First Black Marines: Vanguard Of A Legacy James C. Winston Publishing Company, 1995)

Fred Hampton and Steve Fayer, Voices of Freedom: An Oral History of the Civil Rights Movement from the 1950’s through the 1980’s (Bantam, 1990).

The Golden Thirteen, edited by Paul Stillwell (Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD 1993)

Research Guides:

Guide to the Holdings of the Still Picture Branch of the National Archives, compiled by Barbara Lewis Burger (National Archives Trust Fund 1990)

Guide to the Collection of the Smithsonian Videohistory Program by Joan M. Mathys, Alexander B. Magoun, Laura A. Kreiss, Maureen Fern, Terri A. Schorzman (Smithsonian Institute Archives 1992).

Bonnie G. Rowan and Cynthia J. Wood, Scholar’s Guide to Washington DC Media Collections (Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, DC 1994)

Pictures of African Americans During World War II, National Archives and Records Administration (Washington, DC 1993)

World War Two on Film, National Archives and Records Administration (National Archives Trust Fund 1994)