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Operations Research Office - Operational Requirements for an Infantry Hand Weapon

  • CA ON00411 MG-0002-6-100-82-3
  • Item
  • June 19, 1952
  • Part of Shephard Fonds

Technical Memorandum ORO-T-160, Project Balance. Extensive study on combat rifles, particularly the M1 Garand. Contents include "Operational Requirements for an Infantry Hand Weapon” , “Combat Casualty Studies” , Terrain Visibility Studies” , “The Rifleman and his Weapon” , “Lethality” , “The Dispersion Weapon” , “A Theory for Determining Relative Effectiveness of Direct Fire Weapons”.

War record of the Operational Research Section Mediterranean Allied Air Forces

  • CA ON00411 MG-0002-6-100-83-1
  • Item
  • August 20. 1944
  • Part of Shephard Fonds

General history and organisation of the Section, plus chapters on "Bombing Effectiveness" , "The Interdiction of Communications" , "Air Defence" , "Radio Countermeasures" , Economics of Air Operations" , "Returns and Records in an Overseas Command" , among others. Also personnel records and index of reports issued by the Section.

Operational Research Section, Middle East

  • CA ON00411 MG-0002-6-100-83-2
  • Item
  • January 1, 1946
  • Part of Shephard Fonds

Report includes information on the Section's origins and development, and their work on Ground Radar, Army Co-Operation, Air-Sea Warfare, Night Fighter Defense System, Investigational Flying and R.C.M., Bomber Operations, Accident Investigations, Signals Traffic, Radio Propagation, Rocket Projectiles, Operational Records, Education, Visits to the unit plus personnel and administrative details.

Fire support of seaborne landings

  • CA ON00411 MG-0002-6-101-84-11
  • Item
  • January 15, 1945
  • Part of Shephard Fonds

Statistics and information on beach drenching fire, naval counter battery fire, probable errors of fall of shot, degree of neutralisation achieved on specific batteries, plus ammunition expenditure in the British sector of the D-Day landings.

Invasion of the Marshall Islands

  • CA ON00411 MG-0002-6-101-84-14
  • Item
  • August 10, 1944
  • Part of Shephard Fonds

Report on the fire support for landings on Kwajalein, Roi-Namur, Engebi, Eniwetok and Parry islands, including density and weight of bombardment.

Seaborne Landings

  • CA ON00411 MG-0002-6-101-84-2
  • Item
  • ca. 1939-1945
  • Part of Shephard Fonds

Analysis of beach landings and observations on air attacks of coastal defenses.

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