University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Air Force Operations Analysis Section Collection, 1942-1948, 1985, and undated



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Air Force Operations Analysis Section
Title: Air Force Operations Analysis Section collection
Dates: 1942-1948, 1985, undated
Abstract: This collection consists of published histories of the Eighth Air Force Operations Analysis Section, as well as lists and photographs of members
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.00183
Extent: 4 inches
Language: English .
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

The Eighth Air Force was the first division to have an operations analysis section and its section remained the largest through the war. Section members used mathematical analysis to improve bombing accuracy and efficiency.


Scope and Contents

This collection consists of published histories of the Eighth Air Force Operations Analysis Section, as well as lists and photographs of members.

Forms part of the Archives of American Mathematics.


Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

A portion of this collection is stored remotely. Advance notice required for retrieval. Contact repository for retrieval.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no use restrictions on this collection. Publisher is responsible for complying with copyright law.


Index Terms

Personal Names
Price, G. Baley (Griffith Baley), 1905-2006
Corporate Names
United States. Air Force, 8th. Operational Analysis Section
Subjects
Bombing, Aerial
Mathematical analysis
Military operations, Aerial--American
World War (1939-1945)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Air Force Operations Analysis Section Collection, Archives of American Mathematics, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Accession Number(s)

1993-301


Detailed Description of the Collection

Inventory

box
93-301/1 Some members of the Operational Research Section, 1942-1945
Arps, Leslie H. n.d. Eighth Air Force History of Operations Analysis Section. 151 pp.
Price, G. Baley. 1985. Gremlin Hunting in the Eighth Air Force European Theater of Operations, 1943-1945. 114 pp.
Brothers, Leroy A. 1948. Operations Analysis in World War II. 48 pp.
Price, G.B. & J.W.T. Youngs. 1944. The Oxford Experiment in H2X Bombing. 49 pp.
box
4RM203c [SRH1230024920] Eleven photographs of the Operations Analysis Section, circa 1940s