From its beginnings during World War I, the role of the dedicated night fighter aircraft and its pilots in the 21st century has evolved greatly. This work reflects the massive changes in technology and in tactics. It also covers the problems of tracking aerial targets by radar.... (it was thought) pick exactly the right answer at an early stage, simply because there was insufficient manpower to do anything else. This cosy (and nonsensical) belief was given credence by some remarkable achievements in the SecondWorld War. In trying to unlock the riddles of centimetric radar Britain sought, and gained, the best of both worlds. ... One whoknew this wasa nuclear physicist, P.I. Dee, one ofthosewho was dragged from an ivorytowerby WatsonWatt, discovered aanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||The History Press - 2013-03-31|