Mullins, Bill AMRDEC Bill.Mullins at US.ARMY.MIL
Sat Feb 16 00:06:05 UTC 2008

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"Buck Rogers" attrib.
OED SF database has 25 Oct 1946; not in OED

"High Jinks, Drama Found in Lima Films" _The Lima News_ (Lima, OH) p.
22. col 1.
"He trails a scientific criminal, all eouipped with lethal gas and
kindred Buck Rogers gadgets, who has stolen a device thst gives him
virtual control of the world."

"Airlines Hike Profit Aiding in War Work" _Waterloo Daily Courier_
(Waterloo, IA) p.1 col 1.
"OWI said the system of world airways developed by the war - a network
which one pilot called "Buck Rogers stuff on a sound engineering basis"
- was made up of four principal routes followed by the ATC and the

"Soda Pop Gas Goes to War" by Harland Manchester
_The Science News-Letter_ > Vol. 43, No. 2 (Jan., 1943), pp. 26+28-29
(cite from p.29 col 2)
"This becomes less of a Buck Rogers dream when you consider that there
are 30,000 foot-pounds of energy in a single pound of the compressed
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