document would not have been possible without the help of
Camille Dyer. Written testimonies of the Signal Service employees
were voluminous, and Camille spent many hours shifting, sorting,
and transposing the hundreds of pages of material. Her participation
was essential. Ken Howard helped copy material in the National
Archives, and his help is appreciated. Dorothy Grice reviewed
the manuscript before publication; a grateful "thank you"
is extended, not only to a supportive wife, but also to a
I also would like to thank Bill Proenza, Bob Manning, Dale
Eubanks, Steve Rinard, and Skip Ely for their support. A special
thanks is extended to Dr. Elbert W. Friday and Robert C. Landis
for ensuring the publication of this document.