It seems fairly well known that Leray originated the ideas of spectral sequences and sheaves while being held in a prisoner of war camp in Austria from 1940 to 1945. Weil famously proved the Riemann hypothesis for curves in 1940, while in prison for failure to report for army duty. I recently learned that Linnik's famous theorem on primes in arithmetic progressions was published in 1944, just after the siege of Leningrad ended. So now I would like to ask:

What are some other examples of notable mathematics done during World War II?

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