The Science Behind the Soldier.
Earls. This photo-history examines the projects and accomplishments of Massachusetts' U.S. Army Natick Laboratories - now known as the Soldier Systems Center - from its 1953 dedication to today. You'll see the development of food irradiation, the freeze-drying technique, meals-ready-to-eat (MREs), body armor, new parachute technology, and clothing for every environment imaginable. 128 pages, approximately 200 B&W photographs, 6½"x 9¼", softcover.