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Military Science and Leadership


Paul W. McDaniel

Ph.D., Nuclear Physics

WKU Class of 1936

Doctor of Philosophy Degree, Nuclear Physics
(first student at Indiana University to have that honor)

Teacher, Physics Department Alabama Polytechnic Institute
(now Auburn University)

Major, U.S. Army Reserve, Feb 1942 – Mar 1946
assigned to “Mission-X”, Brisbane, Australia
Hqs staff of General Douglas MacArthur;
projects developed: camouflage dyeing of military uniforms,
skin dye, colored smoke candles, nitrogen mustard gas

Research Division, Manhattan Engineer District
Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Director, Division of Research
Atomic Energy Commission

President, Argonne Universities Association
30 midwest universities

National Civil Service League’s Career Service Award

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