Reginald Victor Jones

British scientist and military consultant (1911–1997) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Reginald Victor Jones CH, CB, CBE, FRS,[1] FRSE, LLD (29 September 1911 – 17 December 1997) was a British physicist and scientific military intelligence expert who played an important role in the defence of Britain in World War II by solving scientific and technical problems, and by the extensive use of deception throughout the war to confuse the Germans.

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R. V. Jones
R. V. Jones (left) with R. James Woolsey Jr. (Director of Central Intelligence) and Jeannie Rousseau (French WWII spy), 1993
Born(1911-09-29)29 September 1911
Herne Hill, London
Died17 December 1997(1997-12-17) (aged 86)
Alma materWadham College, University of Oxford
Known forPhysicist and scientific military intelligence expert
AwardsCommander of the Order of the British Empire (1942)
Companion of the Order of the Bath (1946)
Duddell Medal and Prize (1960)
Fellow of the Royal Society (1965)
R. V. Jones Intelligence Award (1993)
Member of the Order of the Companions of Honour (1994)
Doctor of Science (honoris causa, 1996)
Scientific career
InstitutionsRoyal Aircraft Establishment
Air Ministry (Intelligence)
University of Aberdeen

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