By Harold Johnston
This quantity tells the radical precise tales pertaining to hugely proficient civilian scientists in a few strange locations and occasions in the course of international battle II. the aim of the paintings is to provide a nearly forgotten heritage of mystery conflict learn in universities. the point of interest is at the slim topic of chemical conflict examine and on a small variety of members, yet with in-depth learn of those participants and what they did. normally graduate scholars and younger teachers, they have been operating less than the path of professors on the California Institute of know-how (Caltech) and the college of California (Berkeley). motion came about in California, Florida and the jungles of Panama. This background touches at the paintings of 4 senior Nobel Prize winners and 8 junior, destiny Nobel Prize winners at Caltech and Berkeley.
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Entered] HEIGHT 5 f?. 10 in. WEIGHT 120 lb. EYES Blue SEX male AGE. 21 BIRTHDAY Oct. 11,1920 HAIR Brown BIRTHPLACE Woodstock, Georgia CITIZENSHIP USA M 0 T m R ” S W E N NAME Florine Dial BIR’I’HPLACE Woodstock, Ga. FATHER’S NAME Smith Lemon Johnston, Sr. BIRTHPUCE Woodstock, Ga. FACULTY STUDENT EMPLOYEE x , OTHER - JOB DESCRUPTION Research Assistant EMPLOYING AGENCY National Defense Research Committee (NDRC) SECURITY CLASSIFICATION Confidential SUPERVISOR Professor Roscoe Dickinson PROJECT ROOMS FOR WHICH KEY IS REQUESTED 65 Crellin and 121 Gates LOCAL RESIDENCE #15 Graduate student dormitory, Caltech DATE [Early May, date entered] SIGNATURE [I signed] KEY TO BE RETURNED AT THE END OF EACH DAY.
At family gatherings or in a group of intimate friends, a southern tradition is to relate a long elaborate joke that is a “true” story, where the speaker turns out to be the butt of the joke. In this tradition, I had memorized sections of Hugh Lee’s paper, including authentic pronunciation and rhythm, and used it as the conclusion to my story about the Oak Grove School experience. BAD NEWS In my senior year, I was in sight of graduation, and I seriously dated a girl I liked. I thought of getting a desk job in the big Lockheed aircraft factory in Marietta, Georgia, near my home.
If we are not fast enough, we will find ourselves alone fighting the German empire with all the wealth of Europe behind it. You are free to be skeptical now, but every one of you will either join the armed forces or be drafted within a year or two. Think about that. I thought about that. I looked around the room at my fellow students. “Some of them would look pretty funny in uniform. But what about me? ” (Much of this paragraph is based on and some is directly quoted from: Harold Johnston, Journal ofP~sicu2Chemistvy A105, 1388-1390 (2001)).
A Bridge Not Attacked: Chemical Warfare Civilian Research During World War II by Harold Johnston