Three Steps to Victory - A Personal Account By Radar's Greatest Pioneer
Title:
Three Steps to Victory - A Personal Account By Radar's Greatest Pioneer
Watson-Watt, Robert (Sir)
$185.00
Odhams Press, London, 1957. Red cloth is bright and clean. Gilt titles on spine. Contents tight with no inscriptions. Minor foxing to page edges. 480pp with b&w plates throughout. Dust jacket is not price clipped. It has some chipping to the edges and has been covered. "n this book the author tells the behind-the-scenes story of how radar originated. He recounts the desperate race against time to ring Britain with a radar network before Hitler struck in Europe; the early difficulties and failures;the problems of training service personnel; the importance of the "human factor". He reviews the procession of fascinating inventions that helped win the war - from I.F.F. to the fantastically picturesque "Oboe", which permitted an amazingly accurate remote-controlled bombing run; from "Gee" to that most portable of all radar systems "Rebecca-Eureka."" (from the blurb)
Second hand Hardback
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26303