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    Re: HO 214 History
    From: Doug Faunt
    Date: 2021 Oct 30, 13:18 -0700
    Hm,
    I thought I got this from this list, which seems appropriate for this discussion.

    World War II American Air and Nautical Almanacs
          “Computerized” by Columbia University's Wallace Eckert


    On Sat, Oct 30, 2021 at 12:32 PM John Pinto <NoReply_JohnPinto@fer3.com> wrote:

    From reading those recollections of Sadler posted here I wouldn't call what was being done in 1936 "advent of first digital computers" as Karl remarks in his book. Karl says this about the US attempt to produce HO 214 but Sadler makes it sound like it was the British who did the computations for subsequent volumes. It's all a bit murky and it may have been considered classified which is why there is no real evidence on how it was done. 

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