Petersham: Radar and Operational Research 1940-1946: 2nd Edition

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Petersham was transformed during the Battle of Britain in September 1940, when Anti-Aircraft Command requisitioned the village hall and institute, the vicarage, All Saints Church and Elm Lodge, and then set up radar transmitters on the golf course.

Some of the most important experiments that led to discoveries that made British radar such an effective instrument of war were carried out in Petersham vicarage.

This second edition, edited by Robert Smith and Simon Fowler, includes a new, additional appendix by Timothy M M Baker on Petersham as a birthplace of radio astronomy.


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Manufacturer/Publisher: Richmond local history society
Binding: Paperback
Author: J M Lee

SKU: 9781912314041