Digging for the Bomb

David S. Grey

In 1944 it became my privilege to participate in the creation of Edwin (Din) Land's largest wartime project and the creation of a team that eventually became at least as large as the entire research/engineering staff in 1942, when I joined Polaroid. The project began in typical Land fashion. Din pondered a key question: Why do bombs dropped from level flight at high altitude almost always miss the target even as large as a capital ship?

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