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Britain's shield : radar and the defeat of the Luftwaffe

Author: David Zimmerman
Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire : Sutton, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The development of radar in the UK between 1935 and 1940 is one of the most remarkable scientific and technological accomplishments of the 20th century. This study explores how a small group of  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Zimmerman, David, 1959-
Britain's shield.
Stroud, Gloucestershire : Sutton, 2001
(OCoLC)606541931
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Zimmerman
ISBN: 0750917997 9780750917995
OCLC Number: 42876025
Description: xiii, 258 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Origins of Strategic Air Defence and Aircraft Early Warning --
Tucker's Acoustical Mirrors --
The Scientific, Political and Social Background to Radar --
The Discovery of Radar --
Committees and Politicians --
Orfordness and Bawdsey --
The Tizard-Lindemann Dispute --
Transforming the Air Defence System --
Appeasement, Air Policy and Air Defence Research --
Forging the Radar Chain --
The Phoney War --
The Battle of Britain --
The Failure to Stop the Night-time Blitz.
Responsibility: David Zimmerman ; foreword by Bernard Lovell.
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