Operational Research in Bomber Command


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Cover, Table of Contents, and Preface
Chapter 1: Establishment and Growth of Bomber Command O.R.S.
Chapter 2: The Technique of Raid Analysis
Chapter 3: The Study of Night Bombing Techniques
Chapter 4: The Study of Day Bombing Techniques, 1940 to 1943 and Miscellaneous Investigations into Bombing Operations
Chapter 5: The Accuracy of Bombing Operations
Chapter 6: Planning of Operations
Chapter 7: Weapon Effectiveness and General Effectiveness
Chapter 8: Navigation
Chapter 9: Training in Visual Target Identification
Chapter 10: Visual Bombing Training
Chapter 11: Gee as an Aid to Blind Bombing
Chapter 12: Investigations into the use of H2S as an Aid to Bombing
Chapter 13: The use of Gee-H
Chapter 14: The Operational use of Oboe
Chapter 15: The Study of Night Bomber Tactics
Chapter 16: Miscellaneous Investigations Concerning Bomber Losses
Chapter 17: Radio Aids to the Defence of Bombers
Chapter 18: Countermeasures Against Enemey Communications and Aircraft
Chapter 19: Study of Aircraft Vulnerability
Chapter 20: Efficiency and Manpower Problems
Chapter 21: Hollerith Machinery used by Bomber Command Operational Research Section
Appendix 1: Bomber Command O.R.S. Personnel
Appendix 2: Bomber Command Operational Research Section Variation in Establishment and Strength of Scientific Staff
Appendix 3: Forms used for Record of Aircrews Observations
Appendix 4: Hollerith Machinery
Appendix 5: Forms 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7, Relating to the Coding of Raid Report Cards (Nos. 1 to 5)