The Invention That Changed the World

The Invention That Changed the World

How A Small Group of Radar Pioneers Won the Second World War and Launched A Technological Revolution

Book - 1997
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Recalls the group of scientists whose invention of radar during World War II contributed to the Allied victory, and chronicles their post-war achievements.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 1997, c1996
Edition: 1st Touchstone ed. --
ISBN: 9780684835297
0684835290
Branch Call Number: 621/.3848/Bud 359401 1
Characteristics: 575 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. --

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DKisler1946
Sep 13, 2013

The story of RADAR told in the context of the people who did it.
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This is the story of how RADAR came to be, its pivotal roles not only in the air war, but int the submarine war, and the bombing campaigns of World War 2.
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The push to find a warning system for impending air attack,created the modern science of warfare, and laid the ground work for many of the inventions of our modern world.
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Highly recommended.

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