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August 1945

Bibliography of Visual Literature 1939-1944.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1945;34(2):172. doi:10.1001/archopht.1945.00890190172012

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In present day warfare the demands placed on the eyes are greater than ever, with special application to the airplane and black-out regulations. Vision has assumed such widespread military importance that the British Air Ministry requested assistance in the compilation of a classified bibliography covering all literature on vision that might have bearing on military operations on land, at sea or in the air. "A Bibliography of Aviation Medicine" was complied by E. C. Hoff and John F. Fulton, in 1942, and its "Supplement," by P. M. Hoff, E. C. Hoff and John F. Fulton, in 1944. These compilations serve as a pattern for the present volume. In addition to the biologic and psychologic aspects, special attention has been concentrated on physiologic questions concerned with night vision, color vision and perceptual problems. The extensive literature on visual examination and testing of military personnel is fully covered. In the section on

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