Who made up the National Defense Advisory Commission?
Task: Who made up the National Defense Advisory Commission?
a. Lawyers, policemen, and soldiers
b. Politicians, entrepreneurs, and researchers
c. Admirals, generals, and lieutenants
d. Factory supervisors, steel workers, and oil producers
Answer:- b. Politicians, entrepreneurs, and researchers
To coordinate and oversee scientific research on the issues underlying the invention, manufacturing, and use of combat technologies and processes, the National Defense Research Committee (NDRC) was established in the United States from June 27, 1940, to June 28, 1941.
The majority of its work was done under the strictest secrecy, and research was done on the key technologies used during World War II, such as radar and nuclear bombardment.
Vannevar Bush, an American engineer, scientist, and inventor, Conway Coe, the Patents Commissioner, James Conant, the President of Harvard University, Richard Toman, Karl Compton, Frank Jwett, the President of Bell Labs, and two admirals made up the group’s founding members.